Greenlandic

[gri:n'landɪk]
noun an Inuit dialect which is one of the official languages of Greenland.

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  • Greenlandic — can refer to: * As a noun: ** The modern Kalaallisut language, an Eskimo Aleut language spoken by the Kalaallit of Greenland ** The extinct Greenlandic Norse language ** Occasionally, the Danish language as spoken in Greenland* As an adjective:… …   Wikipedia

  • Greenlandic — 1. adjective Of, from, or pertaining to Greenland, the Greenlandic people or the Greenlandic language. 2. noun The official language of Greenland, an Eskimo Aleut language written with the Latin alphabet. Syn: K …   Wiktionary

  • Greenlandic — n. dialect of the Inuit spoken in Greenland adj. of or pertaining to Greenland or its people; of the Greenlandic language of Greenland …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Greenlandic — adjective see Greenland …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Greenlandic — /green lan dik/, n. 1. a dialect of Inuit, spoken in Greenland. adj. 2. of or pertaining to Greenland, its inhabitants, or their language. [GREENLAND + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • greenlandic — green·land·ic …   English syllables

  • Greenlandic — Green·land (grēn’lənd, lănd′) An island in the northern Atlantic Ocean off northeast Canada. It is the largest island in the world and lies mostly within the Arctic Circle. Settled by the Norse between the 10th and the 15th century and by the… …   Word Histories

  • greenlandic — I. (ˈ)grēn|landik, laan , dēk adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Greenland (the island) + English ic 1. a. : of, relating to, or c …   Useful english dictionary

  • Greenlandic language — language name=Greenlandic familycolor=Eskimo Aleut states=Greenland, Denmark region=North America speakers=approximately 54,000 fam2=Inuit nation=Greenland agency=Oqaasileriffik ( [http://www.oqaasileriffik.gl/] ) iso1=kl|iso2=kal|iso3=kalThe… …   Wikipedia

  • Greenlandic cuisine — Harp seal (Pagophilus groenlandicus) meat, harvested in Upernavik, Greenland …   Wikipedia

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