Inuktut Glossary

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qusujuq
sad (he is...)
quviasunngittunga
sad (I am....)
numaagijanga
sad (it makes him...)
tariuq
salt
ajjigiik
same (they are the...)
siuraq
sand
Sanikiluaq
Sanikiluaq
Saasikaasuan
Saskatchewan
sivataarvik
Saturday
naatsiingujalaarniaq
Saturday (Iqaluit dialect)
killuutit
saw
Sukkaillutit uqaruk.
Say it slowly.
tallurunnaq
scallop
qungasiruq
scarf; men's tie
ilinniarvik
school; classroom
allirujaak
scissors
suattuq
scolds someone (he/she...)
tasiqquq
scraper for cleaning skins
igalaangujaq (qarasaujaq)
screen; monitor (computer)
kanajuq
sculpin
tariuq
sea
nipisa
sea leech
kinguk
sea louse
puijit
sea mammals
imarmiutat
sea mammals and fish
naujaq
seagull
Nattiminirmik uujuqtuqtuq.
seal broth (he eats...)
Nattiminirmik uujuliuqtuq.
seal broth (he makes...)
natsiqsiuriaqtuq
seal hunting (he/she goes...)
natsirasugiaqtuq
seal hunting (she has gone...)
saliguut
seal skin scraper
allusiuqtuq
seals' breathing holes (he looks for...)
imaup sinaa
seashore
iquutit
seaweed
kuanniq
seaweed
qulaa kingulliq
second floor
takujait
see (you...it)
takulaarivuguk
See you again soon.
takuniaqquguk
See you in a bit.
takulaaqquguk
See you later (sometime in the future)
Takulaarivuguk pingatsirmi.
See you on Wednesday.
takujuq
sees (he/she...)
takujanga
sees him/her/it (he/she...)
takugaanga
sees me (he/she...)
takujaanga
sees me (he/she...)
takugaatit
sees you (he/she...)
takujaatit
sees you (he/she...)
sitipiri
September
saipan
seven
sitamaujunngigaqtut
seven
titirautiit
several pens (or pencils)
miqsuut
sewing machine
miqsuqtuq
sews (he/she...)
ikkattuq
shallow (it is...)
ipittuq
sharp (it is...)
tavvaniingittuq
She / he is not here.
qilalukkiaqtuq
She has gone whale hunting.
titiqqaniarvimmuuqtuq
She's on her way to the post office.
ilijjivik
shelf
kanaak
shin
umiarjuaq
ship
ikiaq
shirt
isigaujaak
shoes (a pair of)
isigaujaak
shoes (a pair of...)
niuviriaqtuq
shopping (she goes...)
sijja
shore
naittuq
short
sivikittuq
short (distance or time)
nujakittuq
short hair
naittua
short hand
nainniqsaq
shorter
tui
shoulder
uvininniaqtuq
showers (he...)
kinguppak
shrimp
kanngusuktutit
shy (you are ...)
qatannguti
sibling
qanimajuq
sick (he feels...)
aanniajuq
sick; in pain (he is...)
saniraq
side (of body)
atiliuqtara
sign it (I...)
inngiqti
singer
inngiqtuq
sings (he/she...)
uasarvik
sink
najak
sister of a male
airaapik
sister-in-law (brother’s wife)
sakiaq
sister-in-law (husband’s sister)
ingigitsi
Sit down. (command, addressing 3+)
ingigit
Sit down. (command, addressing one person)
ingigitsik
Sit down. (command, addressing two people)
sassi
six
pingasuujuqtut
six
uvinik
skin (human)
amiq
skin (land animals)
qisik
skin (sea animals)
mattaaq
skin of beluga or narwhal
salluq
skinny (person or animal)
angijuqtaq
skirt
siarrijautikutaaqtuq
skis (he/she...)
qamutiik
sled
siniktuq
sleeps (he...)
sinittuq
sleeps (he/she...)
sinikutaattuq
sleeps in (he/she...)
uirngaqqiit?
sleepy (Are you...?)
uirngaqtuq
sleepy (he/she is...)
uirngangittunga
sleepy (I am not...)
quaittuq
slipped (she/he...)
sukkaittuq
slow
Sukkaigialaurit!
Slow down!
sukkailijuq
slows down (it...)
mikijuq
small (it is...)
qungattuq
smiles (he/she...)
maniraq
smooth surface; flat ground
uqsuaqtuq
smooth, calm seas
piattuq
smooth/slippery (it is...)
naqittaqtuq
snaps
aput
snow
apijuq
snow (falls and covers)
kanguq
snow goose
apisimajuq
snow-covered
qimujjuk
snowdrift
igluvigaq
snowhouse; igloo
qanniqqaa?
snowing (Is it...?)
qanniqtuq
snowing (it's...)
qamutaujaq
snowmobile
uppik
snowy owl
aliqsiik
socks (a pair of...)
itsivautakutaak
sofa
aqittuq
soft
ilangit
some of them
nangiarnaqtuq
something dangerous that causes fear
quvianaqtuq
something that brings happiness, contentment, pleasant memories
ilaannikkut
sometimes
irniq
son
ningauk
son-in-law; brother-in-law (of the same sex)
maannaruluk
soon
qitirluttunga
sore back (I have a...)
qungulik
sorrel
mamiattuq
sorry (he/she feels...)
mamianaq
sorry (I'm...)
quviagijaujuq
source of happiness
qupanuaq
sparrow or songbird
uqaqtittiji
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
qimirluk
spine
tivvuaqtuq
spits (he/she...)
aluut
spoon
aluutiqpak
spoon (big)
aippaq
spouse; partner; common-law
upirngaaq
spring
majurautit
stairs
nangiqsigit
Stand up. (command)
nangiqsijuq
stands (she/he...)
kikiatsijjut
stapler
ulluriaq
star
pigiaqtuq
starts (he/she...)
tujurmijuq
stays somewhere (he/she...)
majuqqait
steep inclines
anikainnaqsimajuq
stepped out for a moment (she...)
aggualaqisaaq
stew
suli
still
nuqqangajuq
still; motionless
naaq
stomach
naanngujunga
stomach ache (I have a ...)
nuqqarit!
stop!
nuqqaqtuq
stops (he/she...)
sirluaq
storage shed
niuvirvik
store
sunnaittuq
stormy weather
iga
stove
tukiliarlutit
straight (go...)
tukiliattuq
straight (it is...)
aqqut
street
sanngijuq
strong
ilinniaqti
student
sukaq
sugar
sukalisuunguviit?
sugar (Do you take...?)
sukalisuungunngittunga
sugar (I do not take ...)
sukalisuungujunga
sugar (I take ... with my coffee/tea)
sukakkuvik
sugar bowl
jaikaktariik
suit
ittirvik
suitcase
aujaq
summer
siqiniq
sun
naattiinguja
Sunday
naatsiinguja
Sunday
siqinningittuq
sunny (It is not ...)
siqinniqtuq
sunny (it's...)
siqiniq nuijuq
sunrise
siqiniq nipijuq
sunset
nuijagaq
sweater
kiattuq
sweats (he...)
saniqtuq
sweeps (he/she...)
ingiulittuq
swells on the sea (large)