# Category:Faroese terms by usage

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Faroese terms categorized by the manner and context in which they are used by speakers.

- Category:Faroese childish terms: Faroese terms that are typically only used by, or to, children.
- Category:Faroese colloquialisms: Faroese terms that are likely to be used primarily in casual conversation rather than in more formal written works, speeches, and discourse.
- Category:Faroese dated terms: Faroese terms that are no longer fashionable, thus are anachronistic.
- Category:Faroese derogatory terms: Faroese terms that are intended to disparage, demean, insult or offend.
- Category:Faroese dialectal terms: Faroese terms that are not used in standard language but only in dialects.
- Category:Faroese endearing terms: Faroese terms that are used to show affection or endearment to another person. Entries using
`{{lb|en|endearing}}`

will be added to this category. - Category:Faroese familiar terms: Faroese terms whose use is typically to contexts of friendly intimacy.
- Category:Faroese formal terms: Faroese terms whose use is typically restricted to polite, ceremonious, non-casual contexts.
- Category:Faroese higher register terms: Faroese terms belonging to a higher linguistic register, such as literary terms; such terms are somewhat less common or known.
- Category:Faroese humorous terms: Faroese terms that are humorous, amusing or joking.
- Category:Faroese informal terms: Faroese terms whose use is typically restricted to casual, non‐ceremonious conversations.
- Category:Faroese nonstandard terms: Faroese terms that are considered improper, incorrect or commonly misused.
- Category:Faroese poetic terms: Faroese terms whose usage is typically restricted to works of poetry.
- Category:Faroese slang: Faroese colloquial terms that are typically used to mark membership in a cultural subgroup.
- Category:Faroese terms with archaic senses: Faroese terms that are no longer in general use but still encountered in older literature and still sometimes used for special effect.
- Category:Faroese terms with historical senses: Faroese terms with senses that refer to things or concepts mainly known for their historical value.
- Category:Faroese terms with obsolete senses: Faroese terms that are no longer in current use, but found in older texts.
- Category:Faroese terms with rare senses: Faroese rarely used terms or terms with rarely used senses.
- Category:Faroese vulgarities: Faroese terms whose tone (rather than the meaning) is offensive to polite company.

## Subcategories

This category has the following 19 subcategories, out of 19 total.

### C

- Faroese childish terms (0 c, 5 e)
- Faroese colloquialisms (0 c, 23 e)

### D

- Faroese dated terms (0 c, 5 e)
- Faroese derogatory terms (0 c, 6 e)
- Faroese dialectal terms (0 c, 8 e)

### E

- Faroese endearing terms (0 c, 1 e)

### F

- Faroese familiar terms (0 c, 3 e)
- Faroese formal terms (0 c, 2 e)

### H

- Faroese humorous terms (0 c, 5 e)

### I

### N

### P

- Faroese poetic terms (0 c, 51 e)

### S

- Faroese slang (0 c, 8 e)

### T

- Faroese terms with archaic senses (0 c, 52 e)
- Faroese terms with historical senses (0 c, 9 e)
- Faroese terms with rare senses (0 c, 37 e)