imeq

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Greenlandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Inuit *ǝ̣̊mǝ̣ʁ, from Proto-Eskimo *ǝmǝʁ. Cognate of Inuktitut ᐃᒥᖅ (imiq) and Inupiaq imiq.

Noun[edit]

imeq (plural ermit, and erngit, and ernit, and imit)

  1. water

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ernst Hakon Jahr, Ingvild Broch, Language Contact in the Arctic (1996, →ISBN, page 225