Inuit language

      the northeastern division of the Eskimo languages, spoken in northern Alaska, Canada, and Greenland.

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  • Inuit language — The Inuit language is traditionally spoken across the North American Arctic and to some extent in the subarctic in Labrador. It is also spoken in far eastern Russia, particularly the Diomede Islands, but is severely endangered in Russia today and …   Wikipedia

  • Inuit — Infobox Ethnic group group=Inuit Inuit grandmother and grandchild, 1995 poptime=150,000Fact|date=September 2007 popplace=Greenland, Canada, United States, Russia rels=Christianity, Shamanism, Animism langs=Inuit language, Eskimo Aleut languages… …   Wikipedia

  • Inuit grammar — The Inuit language, like other Eskimo Aleut languages, has a very rich morphological system, in which a succession of different morphemes are added to root words to indicate things that, in languages like English, would require several words to… …   Wikipedia

  • Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami — The Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᐱᕇᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ) is an organization in Canada that represents over 40,000 Inuit. It was founded in 1971 as the Inuit Tapirisat of Canada (or in English, Inuit Brotherhood). It grew out of the Indian and Eskimo… …   Wikipedia

  • Inuit — n. (also Innuit) (pl. same or Inuits) a N. American Eskimo. Etymology: Eskimo inuit people * * * Inuit [Inuit Inuits] [ˈɪnjuɪt] [ˈɪnjuɪt] [ˈɪnuɪt] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Inuit (disambiguation) — The Inuit are a group of indigenous peoples living in the most northern parts of North America.Inuit may also refer to:*Inuit language *Saturn s Inuit group of satellites …   Wikipedia

  • Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit — (Inuktitut syllabics: ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᑐᖃᖏᑦ; sometimes Inuit Qaujimanituqangit ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓂᑐᖃᖏᑦ) is an Inuktitut phrase that is often translated as Inuit traditional knowledge , Inuit traditional institutions or even Inuit traditional technology . It… …   Wikipedia

  • Inuit — [in′o͞o it, in′yo͞oit] n. pl. Inuit or Inuits [Esk inuit, pl. of inuk, person, man] 1. a member of a group of indigenous people of N North America, inhabiting areas from Greenland and E Canada to Alaska 2. the language of this people, belonging… …   English World dictionary

  • Inuit — ► NOUN 1) (pl. same or Inuits) a member of an indigenous people of northern Canada and parts of Greenland and Alaska. 2) the language of this people. USAGE The term Inuit has official status in Canada, and is also used elsewhere as a synonym for… …   English terms dictionary

  • Inuit Circumpolar Council — The Inuit Circumpolar Conference or Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC), is a multinational non governmental organization (NGO) representing the 150,000 Inuit (often referred to as Eskimo) people living in the United States, Canada, Greenland, and… …   Wikipedia

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