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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Inuktitut Words (Eskimo, Inuit)

Welcome to our Inuktitut vocabulary page! Inuktitut, also known as Inuit or Eskimo, is a Eskimo Aleut language, related to other languages like Yup'ik and Unangan. We have included twenty basic Inuktitut words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. If you need to know an Inuktitut word that is not currently on our page, you can take part in our translation of Native American languages fundraiser or visit our main Inuktitut language site for more free resources.

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Inuktitut Word Set

English (Français) Inuktitut words
One (Un) Atausiq
Two (Deux) Malruk
Three (Trois) Pingasut
Four (Quatre) Sisamat
Five (Cinq) Tallimat
Man (Homme) Angun
Woman (Femme) Arnaq
Sun (Soleil) Siqiniq
Moon (Lune) Taqqiq
Water (Eau) Imiq

Click here to see Inuktitut vocabulary words compared to words in related Eskimo-Aleut languages: Eskimo-Aleut Words

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