inuk

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See also: Inuk and iñuk

Greenlandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Inuit *inuɣ, from Proto-Eskimo *ińuɣ. Cognate of Inupiak iñuk, Inuktitut ᐃᓄᒃ (inuk), and East Greenlandic iik.

Noun[edit]

inuk (plural inuit)

  1. person
    • 1982 August 4, "Qalasersuaq kujalleq Ammassalimmut nuunneqarallartoq", Atuagagdliutit / Grønlandsposten
      Inuit BBC-meersut marloriarlutik Ammassalimmiissimapuut.siullermik[sic] martsimi, tassa taamani ukiup sikuani aalaakkammi filmiisoqarsimavoq.
      The people from BBC have been in Ammassalik twice. The first time in March, ? on the firm ice [on the water] of the winter.

Declension[edit]


Inuktitut[edit]

Noun[edit]

inuk

  1. Latin spelling of ᐃᓄᒃ (inuk)