Publication of Greenlandic names

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.

Enquire at:

Tlf.+299 36 23 20 · e-mail: oqaasileriffik@oqaasileriffik.gl

November 2015