væl gagnist

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [vɛal ˈɡaɡnɪst]

Phrase[edit]

væl gagnist

  1. enjoy your meal; enjoy, bon appétit

Usage notes[edit]

This phrase is always used, when entering a room, where people sit and eat. Furthermore, it is an answer to manga takk (thank you (for the meal)) by a guest.

References[edit]

  • Richard Kölbl: Färöisch Wort für Wort. Bielefeld 2004 (p. 95 "Zu Gast sein")