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Greenlandic

[ green-lan-dik ]

noun

  1. a dialect of Inuit, spoken in Greenland.


adjective

  1. of or relating to Greenland, its inhabitants, or their language.

Greenlandic

/ ɡriːnˈlændɪk /

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Greenland, the Greenlanders, or the Inuit dialect spoken in Greenland


noun

  1. the dialect of Inuktitut spoken in Greenland

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Gravity-sensing satellites have “weighed” the Antarctic and Greenlandic ice sheets from above since 2002, reporting that more than 400 billion metric tons of ice are lost each year.

Raised within the Kingdom of Denmark, young Greenlanders attend schools that teach in Danish and Greenlandic, a language not even offered on Google Translate, and which no one beyond the island’s tiny population speaks.

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