Personal names – minutes

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Authorized place names are now available on Oqaasileriffik’s website

More than 33,000 place names approved by the Greenland Place Names Committee are available on Oqaasileriffik’s website. We hope that the website will benefit everyone, and we encourage everyone to use authorized place name. Click this link to see the authorized place names.

About place names Oriartorfik and Orioq

New place names

The Greenland Place Names Committee’s objectives are to collect, register and authorize place names in Greenland. The latest authorized place names are located near Nuuk and are: Ammukariaq (on danish known as Nedkørslen) and Isikkivik (on danish known as Udsigten). NOTE: the danish names are not authorized.

Derivatives of personal names

Loan words in Greenlandic that end with e become i and o becomes u, when they get derivatives. But this rule does not apply in personal names.

Place Names Committee

The Greenland Place Names Committee’s objectives are to collect, register and authorize place names in Greenland, excluding local road and place names.

Publication of Greenlandic names

Greenlandic personal names · their meaning and background ISBN 978-87-990324-3-3 360 pages, format: hardcover binding with pictures Normal price: 280 DKK (CAN$ 55 – US$ 40 – € 40) NOW: 150 DKK (CAN$ 30 – US$ 23 – € 21) In recent years Oqaasileriffik has received an increase in inquiries focusing on the origin and […]

Authorized Greenlandic city- and settlementnames

Authorized Greenlandic city- and settlementnames (pdf – gl) Municipality City Settlement Abbreviation Avannaata Kommunia Qaanaaq QNQ Siorapaluk SIO Savissivik SAV Qeqertat QET Upernavik UPV Kullorsuaq KLQ Nuussuaq NUS Nutaarmiut NUT Tasiusaq TSS Innaarsuit INN Naajaat NAJ Aappilattoq AAP Kangersuatsiaq KAQ Upernavik Kujalleq UPK Uummannaq UUM Nuugaatsiaq NUG Illorsuit ILL Ukkusissat UKK Saattut SAA Ikerasak IKE […]

Authorized place names are now available on Oqaasileriffik’s website

Now more than 33,000 place names have been approved by the City Name Board in Greenland available on Oqaasileriffik’s website www.oqaasileriffik.gl We hope that the website will be of benefit to all, and invite everyone to use authorized terms. Click this link to view the authorized place names

About place names

Kort & Matrikelstyrelsen: www.kms.dk Asiaq: www.asiaq.gl United Nations Statistics Division: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/geoinfo/about_us.htm Inuit Heritage Trust – Place Names Program: http://www.ihti.ca/place-names/pn-index.html Greenland i maps: http://www.nunagis.gl/