grammatical outline of the Eskimo language of West Greenland.
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Published by Knut Bergsland in Oslo .
Written in English

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Text in English and Eskimo.

The Physical Object
Pagination160 p.
Number of Pages160
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Open LibraryOL21109341M

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  Eskimo (/ ˈ ɛ s k ɪ m oʊ / ESS-kih-moh) or Eskimos are the Indigenous circumpolar peoples who have traditionally inhabited the northern circumpolar region from eastern Siberia to Alaska (United States), Northern Canada, Nunavik and Greenland.. The two main peoples known as "Eskimo" are the Inuit (including the Alaskan Iñupiat peoples, the . COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . A Grammatical Outline of the Eskimo Language of West Greenland. Oslo. (mimeo). Fortescue, Michael. A Comparative Manual of Affixes for the Inuit Dialects of Greenland, Canada and Alaska [Man and Society 4]. Copenhagen: Meddelelser om Grønland. Fortescue, Michael. a West Greenlandic. Beckenham, Kent: Croom Helm. Fortescue, Michael. See K. Bergslund, A Grammatical Outline of the Eskimo Language of West Greenland () and Aleut Dialects of Atha and Attu (); L. L. Hammerich, The Eskimo Language (); M. E. Krauss, Alaskan Native Languages ().

Inuit, or Eastern Eskimo (in Greenland called Greenlandic or Kalaaleq; in Canada, Inuktitut; in Alaska, Inupiaq), is a single language formed of a series of intergrading dialects that extend thousands of miles, from eastern Greenland to northern Alaska and around the Seward. The purpose of this paper is to give an account of some hitherto unexplained phenomena connected with the use of the Eskimo ‘relative case’. A deep structure is proposed that not only will account for the occurrence of certain surface morphemes, but also, and in a natural way, for the semantic affinities that exist between certain types of noun phrases and the transitive sentence in Eskimo. A Grammar of the west Greenland language. Kbh., ; Swadesh M. South Greenlandic Eskimo // Linguistic structures of native America. N. Y., ; Holtved E. Remarks on the polar Eskimo dialect // International Journal of American Linguistics. Vol. 18; Bergsland K. A Grammatical outline of the Eskimo language of west Greenland. Oslo, ;.   5. When was the first book in an Eskimo language published? a) 6. Which country occupied Greenland during World War II? b) USA. 7. When was the monopoly of Royal Greenland Trading Company abolished? d) 8. When did Greenland get home rule? b) 1 May 9. Which water body separates Greenland from Iceland? d) Denmark Strait.

Eskimo is a term used to mean people of North America or Greenland, as distinguished from Eskimo people from Asia or the Aleutian Islands. The term Eskimo has largely been replaced by Inuit in Canada, and Inuit is used officially by the Canadian government. Many Inuit people consider Eskimo to be a derogatory term. A Grammatical Outline of the Eskimo Language of West Greenland. Doctoral Dissertation, Acquisition of Some Mechanisms of Transitivity Alternation in Arctic Quebec Inuktitut. Greenland - Greenland - People: Nearly nine-tenths of Greenlanders are principally of Inuit, or Eskimo, extraction. They are very strongly admixed with early European immigrant strains. More than one-tenth of the people are Danish, most of them born in Denmark. The official languages of the island are Greenlandic (also known as Kalaallisut, an Inuit language belonging to the Eskimo . West Greenlandic Eskimo, a part of the Eskimo-Aleut language family spoken all across the Arctic, is primarily found among the Native peoples of central west Greenland. In this highly nuanced study of West Greenlandic, linguist Anna Berge examines how the speaker’s role affects syntactic structures within discourse.