Kalaallisut translation please :)

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Kalaallisut translation please :)

Postby Vershana » 2010-10-20, 14:02

Aluu!

I'm new to learning Greenlandic and I can't figure out the meaning of.. "isit salluneq ajorput"

Thanks for any help!
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Re: Kalaallisut translation please :)

Postby limoneneis » 2010-10-20, 15:04

Tikilluarit! :D

Welcome to the Greenlandic forum! I am only a learner myself, but I think your sentence means something like "eyes don't lie". Isi means "eye" and salluvoq "lie" and the construction -neq ajorpoq means you don't usually do something. It's the negative of the -sar-/-tar- suffix which means you usually do something. Ajorput is just the plural of ajorpoq because isit is also plural.
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Re: Kalaallisut translation please :)

Postby Vershana » 2010-11-06, 15:26

thanks very much! :)
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