pissut (“reason”) + -gï (“has as”), in the third-person singular contemporative, thus "while having [that] as reason".
- because of
- 1982 August 4, "Qalasersuaq kujalleq Ammassalimmut nuunneqarallartoq", Atuagagdliutit / Grønlandsposten
- Michael Treen oqaluttuarpoq Ammassalik toqqarneqarsimasoq pissusiata sikuijuitsumut[sic – meaning sikuiuitsumut] kujallermut eqqaanarnera pissutigalugu.
- Michael Treen relates that Ammassalik was chosen because of the similarity of its nature to that of the Antarctic Ocean ["the Southern ice-sea"].