Inuit languages
The Inuit languages are a closely related group of Native American languages traditionally spoken across the North American Arctic and to some extent in the subarctic in Labrador. The related Yupik la...
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Inupiatun
Inupiat /ɪˈnʲuːpiæt/, or Alaskan Inuit, is a group of dialects of the Inuit language, spoken by the Inupiat people in northern and northwestern Alaska. The Inupiat language is a member of the Eskimo l...
Qawiaraq
Inupiat /ɪˈnʲuːpiæt/, or Alaskan Inuit, is a group of dialects of the Inuit language, spoken by the Inupiat people in northern and northwestern Alaska. The Inupiat language is a member of the Eskimo l...
Inuktitut
Inuktitut (/ɪˈnʊktɨtʊt/; [inuktiˈtut], ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ), also Eastern Canadian Inuktitut or Eastern Canadian Inuit, is one of the principal Inuit languages of Canada. It is spoken in all areas north of the t...
Greenlandic language
Greenlandic is an Eskimo–Aleut language spoken by about 57,000 Greenlandic Inuit people in Greenland. It is closely related to the Inuit languages in Canada, such as Inuktitut. The main dialect, Kalaa...
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Eskimo words for snow
The claim that Eskimo languages have an unusually large number of words for snow is a widespread idea first voiced by Franz Boas and often used as a cliché when writing about how language may keep us ...
Inuit numerals
Kaktovik Inupiaq numeralsInuit, like other Eskimo languages (and Celtic and Mayan languages as well), uses a vigesimal counting system. Inuit counting has sub-bases at 5, 10, and 15.Arabic numerals we...
Inuktitut syllabics
Inuktitut syllabics (Inuktitut: ᑎᑎᕋᐅᓯᖅ ᓄᑖᖅ [titiʁauˈsiq nuˈtaːq] or ᖃᓂᐅᔮᖅᐸᐃᑦ [qaniujaːqpaˈit]) is a writing system (specifically an abugida) used by the Inuit in Nunavut and in Nunavik, Quebec. In 197...
Inupiat language
Inupiat /ɪˈnʲuːpiæt/, or Alaskan Inuit, is a group of dialects of the Inuit language, spoken by the Inupiat people in northern and northwestern Alaska. The Inupiat language is a member of the Eskimo l...
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Hans Egede
Hans Poulsen Egede (January 31, 1686 – November 5, 1758) was a Dano-Norwegian Lutheran missionary who launched mission efforts to Greenland, which led him to be styled the Apostle of Greenland. He est...
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Utkuhiksalik dialect
Utkuhiksalik, Utkuhikhalik, Utkuhikhaliq, Utkuhiksalingmiutitut, Utkuhiksalingmiutut, Utkuhiksalingmiut Inuktitut, Utku, Gjoa Haven dialect is a sub-dialect of Natsilingmiutut (Nattiliŋmiut) dialect o...
Iñupiaq Braille
Iñupiaq Braille is a braille alphabet of the Inupiat language maintained by the Alaskan Department of Education.
The print digraphs ch and sh are digraphs in braille as well. The alphabet is,⠻ fo...
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Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
The Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (Inuktitut syllabics: ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᐱᕇᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ, literally "Inuit United with Canada") is a nonprofit organization in Canada that represents over 50,400 Inuit. It was founded in 1971...
Uummarmiut dialect
Uummarmiutun or Canadian Iñupiaq is the variant of Iñupiatun (or Inuvialuktun) spoken by the Uummarmiut, part of the Inuvialuit, who live mainly in the communities of Inuvik and Aklavik in the Northwe...
Nunatsiavummiut dialect
Inuttitut, or Inuttut is a Canadian dialect of Inuktitut. It was once spoken across northern Labrador by Inuit people, whose traditional lands have now been consolidated as Nunatsiavut and NunatuKavut...
Inuinnaq dialect
Inuinnaqtun (natively meaning like the real human beings/peoples), is an indigenous Inuit language of Canada and a dialect of Inuvialuktun. It is related very closely to Inuktitut, and some scholars, ...
Inuvialuk language
Inuvialuktun, also known as Western Canadian Inuit, Western Canadian Inuktitut, and Western Canadian Inuktun, comprises several Inuit dialects spoken in the northern Northwest Territories and Nunavut ...
Aivilik dialect
Aivilik, also known as Aivilingmiutut, Aivillirmiut, and Kangiqłniq, is a Canadian dialect of the Inuit language spoken along the northwestern shores of Hudson Bay in Nunavut. The governments of Nuna...
Kangiryuarmiut dialect
Kangiryuarmiutun (sometimes Kangirjuarmiut(un)), is a dialect of Inuit language spoken in Ulukhaktok, Northwest Territories, Canada by the Kangiryuarmiut, a Copper Inuit people. The dialect is part of...
Inuit phonology
Most dialects have fifteen consonants and three vowel qualities (with phonemic length distinctions for each). Although the Inupiatun and Qawiaraq dialects have retroflex consonants, retroflexes have o...
Inuit language phonology and phonetics
Most dialects have fifteen consonants and three vowel qualities (with phonemic length distinctions for each). Although the Inupiatun and Qawiaraq dialects have retroflex consonants, retroflexes have o...
Bible translations into Inupiat
The complete Bible has been translated into three of the dialects of Inupiat language (Greenland, Labrador and Inuktitut (East Arctic)), the New Testament in two more and portions in another.The Ethn...
Matthias Stach
Matthaeus Stach (sometimes anglicized to Matthew Stach) (March 4, 1711 - December 21, 1787) was a Moravian missionary in Greenland.Matthäus Stach was born in Mankendorf (today: Mankovice) near Zauchte...
Inuit grammar
The Inuit language, like other Eskimo–Aleut languages, has a very rich morphological system, in which a succession of different suffixes are added to root words to indicate things that, in languages l...