New publication from Oqaasileriffik · Greenland Language Secretariat
Greenlandic personal names · their meaning and background
ISBN 978-87-990324-3-3 360 pages, format: hardcover binding with pictures · Price: 280 DKK (CAN$ 55 – US$ 40 – € 40)In recent years Oqaasileriffik has received an increase in inquiries focusing on the origin and meaning of Greenlandic personal names. Consequently, selected responses have been edited and translated, and is now available in encyclopedic form, comprising 400 articles with individual personal names. This book also contains a revised list of registered Greenlandic forenames, surnames and foreign names adapted into Greenlandic pronunciation. The book is in Greenlandic, Danish and English. The book is published December 2nd 2015.
Oqaasileriffik Tlf.+299 36 23 20 · e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org