kiinaq

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Greenlandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

kiinaq

  1. face (part of head usually containing eyes, mouth, nose etc.)
    • 1992, Erik Münster (quoting anonymous), "Kinguaassiuutikkut nappaataava", Atuagagdliutit
      Siggunni seerisut tassaapput herpes taakkulu qallunaatut taaguutit nuannarineqartut "forkølelses- imlt. kyssesår" atorneqarput, kiinami tinupasunut seerisunut, pingaartumik siggunni.
      ["Leakings/leakers"? (seerivoq + -toq)] on the mouth are herpes, and the Danish popular [probably a mistranslation of populær, which also means "widely used"] terms "forkølelses- or kyssesår" are used about leaking lumps in the face, especially on the mouth.

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Inuktitut[edit]

Noun[edit]

kiinaq

  1. Latin spelling of ᑮᓇᖅ (kiinaq)