Greenlandic/The Greenlandic alphabet

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Basic Alphabet[edit]

Letter IPA English Approximant Notes
Aa a father
Ee e care Only appears before Qq or Rr
Ff f fjord
Gg g goat
Hh h house
Ii i ear Becomes Ee before Qq or Rr
Jj j you
Kk k brook
Ll l land
Mm m mouse
Nn n Nuuk (Capital of Greenland)
Oo o old Only appears before Qq or Rr.
Pp p pelican
Qq q No English Equivalent Like Kk but farther back in the throat
Rr ʁ No English Equivalent Like the French Rr
Ss s ice
Tt t foot
Uu u school Becomes Oo before Qq or Rr
Vv v van