pissutigalugu

GreenlandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

pissut (reason) +‎ -gï (has as), in the third-person singular contemporative, thus "while having [that] as reason".

ParticleEdit

pissutigalugu

  1. 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"].

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