Illit tarrat tarrarsuummi Tassa uanga taallianni kusanarnerpaaq Kisianni sukkasuumik tammappoq Oqaasera kingulleq ”asavakkit”
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Kalaallisut poem, translated by Peter

The Eskimo (eater of raw meat) it is the language of women. The Inuit (human) suits them better. A love poem, translated into a language of Arctic ice is in itself a poetic work. Who will succeed in reconciling these two words, for they become a poem understood by men.

Kalaallisut (Greenlandic, eskimo) is an official language in Greenland and about 50,000 people speak it. Greenland's least populous country in the world saw the Vikings land in the 10th century, and Inuit peoples from the present Canada settled there a bit later.
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