aarluk

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Greenlandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Inuit *a(a)ʁlu(ɣ), from Proto-Eskimo *aʁɫuɣ. Compare Aleut aglux̂, Alutiiq aqɫuk, Inuinnaqtun aarlu, and Labrador Inuttut aalluk.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aarluk (plural aarluit)

  1. killer whale (Orcinus orca)

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