tosa tygum enskt

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [toːsa tiːjʊn ˈɛnkst]

Phrase[edit]

tosa tygum enskt?

  1. (very formal) do you speak English?

Usage notes[edit]

The very formal tygum form is in most cases correct, as it is the first question, one will ask a foreign Faroese. If he or she addresses you with , you can use the informal form. The informal version of this phrase is: tosar tú enskt?. Other languages spoken by many Faroese include: týskt (German), franskt (French) and the Nordic languages danskt (Danish is mandatory school subject as English), svenskt (Swedish), norskt (Norwegian) and íslendskt (Icelandic). Faroese is named føroyskt.