aarluk

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Greenlandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Eskimo *aʁɫuɣ. Compare Aleut aglux̂, Alutiiq aqɫuk, Uummarmiutun/Siglitun/Inuinnaqtun aarlu, and Labrador Inuttut aalluk.

Noun[edit]

aarluk ‎(plural aarluit)

  1. Orcinus orca (killer whale).