Ujarlerit

Stefan Hrafn Magnússon

I was born in Iceland (West Iceland) in 1956.

I was for the first time in Greenland in 1973, and to live in 1989.

What was your first thought hearing Kalaallisut?
Exotic, but challenging.

What was your motivation to learn Kalaallisut?

To participate in life with Greenlandic people since I was to live here.

What was the hardest in learning Kalaallisut?

The structure of the language.

What was beneficial learning Kalaallisut?

I got respect from Greenlanders, and I can follow up on local news.

What is the most important thing in learning Kalaallisut?

To understand the way people think in Greenland. It’s an universal understanding of people’s life in Greenland.