Inuktut Glossary

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qitiq
waist
pijikataaq
waiter
utaqqijuq
waits (she...)
tupattuq
wakes up (she...)
pisuttuq
walks (she/he...)
avalu
wall
aiviq
walrus
aivvaktuq
walrus (he caught a ...)
aivviaqtuq
walrus hunting (he has gone...)
uqquujuq
warm weather
uasaqtuq
washes (he/she...)
annuraanut uasarvik
washing machine
anarvik
washroom
attaut
waste basket
imaq
water (an expanse of water)
imiq
water (for drinking)
imirumanngittunga
water (I don't want ...)
imirumajunga
water (I would like ...)
imaani
water (in the...)
imirumaviit?
water (would you like...?)
qurlurniq
waterfall
malliqtuq
wavey; rough water
qanuinngittuguk
We (2) are fine.
takujuguk
We (2) see.
qanuinngittugut
We (3+) are fine.
takujugut
We (3+) see.
uvaguk
we; us (2)
uvagut
we; us (3+)
sanngiittuq
weak; it is not strong
tiriaq
weasel
nittaittuq
weather with low visibility
sila
weather; the environment
ikiaqqivik
website
pingatsiq
Wednesday
pinasuarusiq
week
pinasuarusiup nunngua
weekend
tunngasugit
welcome
tunngasugitsik
welcome (addressing 2 people)
tunngasugitsi
welcome (addressing more than 2 people).
ilaali
welcome (You're...)
qausiqtuq
wet
qilalugaqtuq
whale (He caught a...)
Tikirarjuaq
Whale Cove
kujapigaq
whale vertabrae
qauppalli?
What about tomorrow?
sunaup mitsaanut?
what about?
sunaup mitsaanut?
what about?
ukua sunauvat?
What are these things?
ukuak sunauvaak?
What are these two things?
Ukua kisuuvaak?
What are these two things?
Ukua kusuuvat?
What are these?
Pinasuarusiup nunnguani sulaaqqit?
What are you doing this weekend?
Unnuk suniaqqit?
What are you doing tonight?
suvit?
What are you doing?
Una qanuittuuva?
What colour is this?
Qauppat kisuulaaqqa?
What day is it tomorrow?
suqqauvit?
What did you do earlier today?
sulauqqit?
What did you do?
qanuilivit?
What did you say?
kisulirijiuvit?
What do you do for a living?
Qanuq isumavit?
What do you think?
suqqattaqqit?
What do you usually do?
suliqqa?
What is he doing right now?
suliriva?
What is he up to; what does he do?
suva?
What is he/she doing?
kinauva?
What is his / her name?
sunauva?
What is it?
qanuruuq?
What is it?; What was that?
Qauppat sulaaqqa?
What is she doing tomorrow?
Ullumi kisuuva?
What is the date today?
Una sunauva?
What is this?
Una kisuuva?
What is this?
qatsimuuqqa?
What time is it?
qatsimuuqtillugu?
What time was it... (when something happened)?
sulaaqqit?
What will you be doing (later today)?
suniaqqit?
What will you be doing?
kisuturumavit?
What would you like to eat?
Sila qanuippa?
What's the weather like?
kinauvit?
What's your name?
Uqaalautiit qattiummat?
What's your phone number?
suna?
what?
Qanga Iqalunnut nuunniqqit?
When did you move to Iqaluit?
iqqanaijariiruma
when I am done work
Qanga nalliutisuunguvit?
When is your birthday?
ulippat
when the tide is high (in the future)
Qanga utirniaqqa?
When will she be back?
ukiunguliqqat
when winter comes
iqqanaijariiruvit
when you are done work
qanga?
when? (past/future)
qangatuinnaq
whenever
nauli?
where (and/but...?)
nakinngaaqqit?
Where are you coming (back) from?
namimiutauvit?
Where are you from?
namunngaqqit?
Where are you going?
namimiutsajauvit?
Where are you originally from?
namiippit?
Where are you?
namunngaqqauviuk?
Where did you put it? (earlier today)
Namut parnappit?
Where do you plan to go?
Nami iqqanaijaqpit?
Where do you work?
sukuttianiippa?
Where exactly is it?
namiippa?
Where is it?
namimiutauva?
Where is she / he from?
sukuttianut?
where to exactly?
namut?
where to?
Nami inuunikuuvit?
Where were you born?
nami?
where?
naliak
which one?
iparaut
whip (dog team)
qakuqtaq
white
qagaaqtuq
whitecaps
Kiap ukua?
Who do these things belong to?
Kiap una?
Who does this belong to?
Una kiap nasanga?
Who does this hat belong to?
kina?
who?
kikkut?
who? (when was is asking about more than one person)
summaat?
why?
silittuq
wide (it is...)
nuliaq
wife
ikulliaqtuq
wind (There's no...)
qarlialuuk
wind pants
igalaaq
window
anuraaqtuq
windy (it's...)
vaini
wine
kauttungajak
winkle (littorina)
ukiuq
winter
silatujuq
wise (he/she is...)
amaruq
wolf
qavvik
wolverine
arnaq
woman
alianait
wonderful (it's...)
iqqanaijariaqtuq
work (she goes to...)
Tunngavikkunni iqqanaijaqtunga.
work at Nunavut Tunngavik (I...)
Iqqanaijaqtulirijikkunni iqqanaijaqtunga.
work at the Dept. of Human Resources (I...)
iqqanaijajjaalaanngittuq
working (he won't be...)
pilirijara
working on it (I am...)
iqqanaijaqtuq
works (he/she...)
sanajuq
works (she/he...)
Inuit Qikiqtani Katujjiqatigiikkunginni iqqanaijaqtuq.
works at Qikiqtani Inuit Association (he...)
illulirijuq
works on a house (he/she...)
isumaalunnianngilatit
worry (don't...)
tiiturumaviit?
Would you like tea?
pavvik
wrist
taliaq
wrist watch; bracelet
titiraqtuq
writes (he...)
titirarvigijanga
writes (he...to her/him)
titirarvigijara
writing to him (I am...)