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Help me with territory naming (Greenland): 4/2/2015 19:09:20

CROivan
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https://www.warlight.net/SinglePlayer?PreviewMap=26368

I was wondering, how should I name those 2 territories in the northeastern part of Greenland (which are in real life part of Northeast Greenland National Park). As you can see, I prefer using local names of territories on my map rather than English terms, so I could use some help from Danish speakers (or even better, Inuit).

According to Wikipedia, Danish name for that National park is Grønlands Nationalpark, so if Google Translate is right, those 2 territories should be named Nordlig(e) Grønlands Nationalpark and Sydlig(e) Grønlands Nationalpark. If anyone tell me which form is correct or give me Inuit form of those names, I would be thankful
Help me with territory naming (Greenland): 4/2/2015 19:16:49


Жұқтыру
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Good luck finding Inuit speakers.

In Danish:

Nordlig Grønlands Nationalpark og Sydlig Grønlands Nationalpark

Not a native speaker, but I'm pretty sure this is right.
Help me with territory naming (Greenland): 4/2/2015 19:20:52

CROivan
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Thanks!

And yeah, I know that I'd find Inuit speakers very hard, but I used Inuit names for other territories so Inuit terms would fit better
Help me with territory naming (Greenland): 4/2/2015 19:29:41

[NL] Lucas
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I once made a greenland map, maybe the names there could help
Help me with territory naming (Greenland): 4/2/2015 19:30:35


Bluepotato
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Note the Inuit (Greenlandic) translation is also on the Wikipedia page. [1], there, it says 'Kujalleq' means south. [2] Here, it appears that adjectives come after nouns, with no apparent conjugation. Finally, [3] I'll go out on a limb and assume that 'Avanaa' means north.

From all of that we get South Part: Kalaallit Nunaanni nuna eqqissisimatitaq kujalleq. North Part: Kalaallit Nunaanni nuna eqqissisimatitaq avanaa

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kujalleq
[2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenlandic_language#Word_order
[3] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Administrative_divisions_of_Greenland#Avannaa_.28North_Greenland.29

Edited 4/2/2015 19:36:06
Help me with territory naming (Greenland): 4/2/2015 19:36:22


Жұқтыру
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That's a risky assumption, but, I guess noone will say you're wrong.
Help me with territory naming (Greenland): 4/2/2015 19:40:31


[NL] Willem van Oranje
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I wonder if someone is playing who lives in Greenland :P
Help me with territory naming (Greenland): 4/2/2015 19:41:33


Bluepotato
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Yes, and personally I would use Danish as it is shorter and more accurate.
Help me with territory naming (Greenland): 4/2/2015 20:05:27

CROivan
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So I decided to use Inuit for most of territories on Greenland because local population speaks it, but it turns out that nobody lives in Northeast Greenland National Park so I guess it's OK to use official language for those parts

Edited 4/2/2015 20:05:37
Help me with territory naming (Greenland): 4/2/2015 20:59:35


zxctycxz [Ollie Bye] 
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Unlikely, there are some buildings that almost have more people than Greendland.

There's a new one China's working on at the moment, and it will house 30 000 people. Greenland's population is 56 000.
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