Definition of Greenlandic in English:


Line breaks: Green|land¦ic
Pronunciation: /ɡriːnˈlandɪk


[mass noun]
A dialect of the Inuit (Eskimo) language which is one of the official languages of Greenland (the other being Danish).
More example sentences
  • For the vast majority of the 600 students at Gammeqarfik, their first language is Greenlandic, a dialect of Inuktitut.
  • Harry Potter has been translated into 60 languages including Greenlandic, Welsh, Basque and Macedonian.
  • The people of Greenland speak Greenlandic, a language that is similar to the one spoken by native Canadian people.

Definition of Greenlandic in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day deictic
Pronunciation: ˈdeɪktɪk
denoting a word whose meaning depends on context...