Greenlandic language locale for Greenland, Narrative Cultural Specification

Users: general, applications: general
Source: Danish Standards Association, date: 1996-10-15, version: 4.3
Token identifier: kl_GL,_4.3
POSIX-locale: kl_GL,_4.3

Clause 1: Alphanumeric deterministic ordering

Ordering in Greenlandic is following Danish specifications.

Clause 2: Classification of characters

Greenlandic uses normal classification of letters in uppercase and lowercase, this classification is also applicable to scripts like Greek and Cyrillic.

Clause 3: Numeric formatting

Numeric formatting in Greenland is following Danish specifications.

Clause 4: Monetary formatting

Monetary formatting in Greenland is following Danish specifications.

Clause 5: Date and time conventions

Both weekday and month names are written with an initial lower case letter in Greenlandic (Normal capitalizing rules apply in the beginning of a sentence, etc.).

English name Weekday names Short weekday names
Sunday sabaat sab
Monday ataasinngorneq ata
Tuesday marlunngorneq mar
Wednesday pingasunngorneq pin
Thursday sisamanngorneq sis
Friday tallimanngorneq tal
Saturday arfininngorneq arf

English name Month name Short month name
January januari jan
February februari feb
March martsi mar
April aprili apr
May maji mai
June juni jun
July juli jul
August augustusi aug
September septemberi sep
October oktoberi okt
November novemberi nov
December desemberi des

Long date: 07 juni 1994
Abbreviated day and time: tir 07 jun 1994 23:22:33 CET DST
long date with weekday: pingasunngorneq 21. decemberi 1994
Abbreviated long date: 07 jun 1994
Numeric date: 1994-06-07
Time: 18:06:20

The 24 hour system is used in Greenland. There are no abbreviations commonly in use for before or after noon.

Clause 6: Affirmative and negative answers

Yes expressions JjYyAa
No expressions Nn

End of Narrative Cultural Specification.