About the word atuarneq

The word atuarneq (reading) had no Greenlandic word before Greenlanders could read. After Hans Egede and other missionaries came to Greenland and started to teach Greenlanders to read, did they make a word for reading, atuarneq. New words for things unseen in Greenland before they are imported by merchants and missionaries are suaasat (rice), umiarsuaq […]