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Aataaliaq can be translated as 'he whose course is set towards aataat - harps seals'.

Thus belonging to the category of invocational names given to the bearer, in order for him to be close to seals throughout the course of his life.

A small child tries to say "angaju" (big sister or brother) and produces the sound "aaju" instead.

These names usually are used internally in the family, but as is often the case, they stick to the person and evolves into personal names.

When the wife fled to the mountains, he pursued her and was made to fall asleep in its burrow, only to wake up the next spring.

In some variants of the myth some scholars suggests that the name means "the small one fathomed in the likeness of a harp seal", from which a poor hunter wishes to identify himself with the seals and dies or falls into a death-like sleep and become a seal, but is caught by humans and return once again among humans to become a good hunter.

The name is a short form of the word angerlartoq, the one who has returned, or angerlartoqut, ‘the person who once again has returned’.

He acquired a wife that turned out to be a fox who had shape-shifted to a human being.

Aaviaaja also used to be a boys name in the immediate past.). Meaning: "cousin" or "half-cousin" From the East-Greenlandic stem 'aaviaar-'. Ajaana is derived from the stem 'aja' ('ajaa' in Northern Greenlandic) meaning 'maternal aunt' with the name suffix -na at the end.

Ajaana is one of the newer names, having first been used and registered around 1999.

Meaning: The word alias means an underlay either of straw, heather or several skins under the skin bedding.

Also old tent skins and planks placed under cargo in the umiak.

Among the approved names the girls name Aati appears, which seems to have the same form.

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