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[mass noun] A dialect of the Inuit (Eskimo) language which is one of the official languages of Greenland (the other being Danish).
- ‘Harry Potter has been translated into 60 languages including Greenlandic, Welsh, Basque and Macedonian.’
- ‘For the vast majority of the 600 students at Gammeqarfik, their first language is Greenlandic, a dialect of Inuktitut.’
- ‘The people of Greenland speak Greenlandic, a language that is similar to the one spoken by native Canadian people.’
- ‘Lulie's name comes from the Greenlandic word for iceberg, iluliaq.’
- ‘The official language is based on West Greenlandic, a form of General Eskimo, and is classed as a separate language because of its official position and special literary development.’
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