|Native to||East Greenland|
Inuit dialects. Tunumiit is grey.
Tunumiit oraasiat or East Greenlandic, known as Tunumiisut in Kalaallisut, is a variety of Greenlandic spoken in eastern Greenland by the Tunumiit. It is generally considered a divergent dialect of Greenlandic, but verges on being a distinct language. The largest town where it is the primary language is Tasiilaq on Ammassalik Island, with the Island's name being derived from the West Greenlandic name of the town.
- 3,000 in Greenland, and perhaps 20% more in Denmark. Greenlandic at Ethnologue (16th ed., 2009)
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Tunumiisiut". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- Nicole Tersis, in Variations on polysynthesis: the Eskaleut languages Ch. 4
- Mennecier, Philippe (1995). Le tunumiisut, dialecte inuit du Groenland oriental: description et analyse. Collection linguistique, 78 (in French). Société de linguistique de Paris, Peeters Publishers.
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