Inuktut Glossary

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Show All
uamuuqtuq
1 o'clock
tuumuuqtuq
2 o'clock
taliimuuqtuq
3 o'clock
saipamuuqtuq
7 o'clock
iimuuqtuq
8 o'clock
naimuuqtuq
9 o'clock
quinijuq
a fat person or animal
anngakuluk
a female's brother's child
nuakuluk
a female's sister's child
akunialuk
a long time
qangiaq
a male's brother's child
ujuruk
a male's sister's child
kimattuut
a small ulu used to cut skin
mitsaanut
about
qulaaniittuq
above (it is...)
ilaujuq
accompanies someone (she...)
inngirut
accordian
akiani
across from; on the other side
tiguangujuq
adopted (he was...)
tiguaq
adopted child
kappiasuttuq
afraid (he/she is...)
kappiasuktunga
afraid (I am...)
kappiagijanga
afraid of her (he is...)
unnusa
afternoon
paqqut
aged caribou fat & bone marrow
siqqu
aged seal flipper
qangatasuuq
airplane
qangattaut
airplane ticket
qangatasuukkuvik
airport
Alaaska
Alaska
Aavuuta
Alberta
qittaingajuq
alert (he/she feels...)
ullulimaaq
all day
taqqilimaaq
all month long
aujalimaaq
all summer
pinasuarusilimaaq
all week
ukiulimaaq
all winter
arraagulimaaq
all year
inutuaq
alone; someone on their own
akuq
amauti (long tailed style)
angijuqtaujaq
amauti (skirted style)
upirnangittuq
amazing; unbelievable (it is...)
Mialigaqtaliminiq
American Islands (near Iqaluit)
kisaut
anchor
ammalu
and
asingattauq
and another thing; another one
ivvilli?
and you?
ammattauq
and; what's more
ninngaumajuq
angry (she is...)
uumajuq
animal
nirjut
animal (wild or domestic)
singirniq
ankle
kiujuq
answers (he/she...)
najjuk
antler (caribou)
illuit atajut
apartment building
Niaqunnguut
Apex
initsaq
appointment
initsaliurutijara
appointment (He makes an ... for him).
initsaliuqtuq
appointment (he/she makes an...)
initsaliuqsimajunga
appointment (I have an...)
sivuurajuq
apprehensive (he/she feels...)
iipuri
April
Ikpiarjuk
Arctic Bay
siksik
Arctic ground squirrel
titiqqaniarviliaqqiit?
Are you going to the post office?
kakkiviaq
area below the nose and above the lip
akuliaq
area between the eyes
tuttusiurvik
area where caribou are hunted
uumajuqsiurvik
area where wildlife is hunted
taliq
arm
tamaani
around here
maaniittuq
around here (it is...)
tikittut
arrived (they have...)
tikittuq
arrives (he/she...)
Arviat
Arviat
apiriguk
Ask him/her (command)
apirijuq
asks (he/she...)
piqatikkuttinni
at my friend's place
anaanakkutinni
at my mother's place
uvattinni
at my place
ilattinni
at our relatives’ place
sinaani
at the edge of
nunnguani
at the end of
allavvimmi
at the office
qatsimuurngat
At what time did something happen?
qatsimuuqqat?
at what time? (in the future)
ilitsinni
at your place
aaggiisi
August
attak
aunt (father’s sister)
ajak
aunt (mother’s sister)
nunakkuurut
automobile
ukiaq
autumn
ukiassaaq
autumn (early...)
aluiqqanaq
avalanche
quviasugialauqsimajunga
away for Christmas (I was...)
aullaqsimajuq
away; out of town (he is...)
tunu
back
silakammak
bad weather
puuq
bag; sack
Qamani’tuaq
Baker Lake
aqsaq
ball
kiinaujakkuvik
bank
palaugaaq
bannock
imiralavvik
bar
tiqqialik
baseball cap
uvininniarvik
bathtub
Qingaut
Bathurst Inlet
tasiujaq
bay
umik
beard
umilik
bearded man
umilik
bearded man
ujjuk
bearded seal
ujjuttuq
bearded seal (He caught a...)
ujjugasugiaqtuq
bearded seal hunting (He has gone...)
silattiavak
beautiful weather
illiq
bed
innatiqtuq
bed (he goes to...)
illurusiq
bedroom
illurusimiittunga
bedroom (I’m in the...)
igutsaq
bee; insect
pia
beer
tunuani
behind
qalasiq
belly button
qiluaq
belt
qilalugaq
beluga (also, narwhal in some dialects)
ukujuq
bends down (he...)
nunivattuq
berry-picking (she/he is…)
sanianiittuq
beside (it is...)
illuup sanianiittuq
beside the house (it's...)
piulaangujuq
best (it is the...)
piulaaq
best one (the...)
piuniqsaq
better
piuniqsaujuq
better (it's...)
akunninganiittuq
between (it is...)
angijuq
big (it is...)
anginiqsauva?
bigger (is he/she/it...?)
angilaaq
biggest (the...)
akilitsaq
bill; receipt
timmiat
birds
nalliutisuuq
birthday (he/she has their...on such and such a day)
nalliutijuq
birthday (he/she is having their...today)
tuqtak
bistort (edible plant)
qirniqtaq
black
qipik
blanket
aunaaqtunga
bleeding (I am...)
piqsiqqaa?
blizzard (Is there a...?)
piqsiqtuq
blizzard (there is a...)
piqsinngittuq
blizzarding (It is not...)
auk
blood
kiati
blouse
tungujuqtaq
blue
kigutangirnaq
blueberry
katimavik
boardroom; meeting place
umiaq
boat
umiakkut
boat (by...)
umiaqtuqtuq
boating (he/she goes...)
timi
body
punniq
boiled caribou fat (hardened)
uujuq
boiled meat with broth
uujuliuqtuq
boiled meat with broth (he/she makes...)
taaniqtujuq
bold (in appearance)
saunik
bone
kikkajaaq
bones with meat
uqalimaagaq
book
uqalimaagakkuvik
book shelf
kamillangillutit
boots (Don't take your... off.)
kamikutaak
boots (long)
kamillarlutit
boots (Please take your ... off.)
kamaaluuk
boots (rubber)
kamiik
boots (skin)
kamaaluuk ukiuqsiutiik
boots (winter)
aqua
bow (boat)
arvik
bowhead whale
siqumittuq
breaks (it...)
tulattavik
breakwater
iviangiik
breasts
qaikkit
Bring all of them here.
qaiguk
Bring it here; Give it to me.
qaikkik
Bring the two of them here.
natsarlugit!
Bring them!
qajuq
broth
anik
brother of a female
airaapik
brother-in-law (sister’s husband)
qinngut
brow
kajuq
brown
panniq
bull caribou
sakkut
bullets
piliriviit?
busy (are you...?)
pijassaqaluaqtunga
busy (I am very...)
kisiani
but
nulu
buttock
isiriut
button
niuviqtuq
buys something (he...)
qamutaujakkut
by snowmobile
illuralaaq
cabin
illuralaaliaqta
cabin (Let’s go to the...)
illuralaattinnut
cabin (to my/our...)
uqaalaviginnga
Call me. (command)
uqaalavigijara
calling him (I am...)
uqaalavigijanga
calls (he...her/him)
uqaalajuq
calls on the phone (he/she...)
Iqaluktuuttiaq
Cambridge Bay
upalauqtuq
came (she...)
ajjiliurut
camera
tupiqsimajuq
camp (she has a...)
Kinaugavit?
Can I get your name?
Uvannut uqaalaqujunnaqqiuk utiqqat?
Can you have him call me when he gets back?
Kanata
Canada
nirlik
Canada goose
Siipiisiikkut
Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC)
Qangatasuuq nuqqaqtitaq
cancelled (the flight is...)
patiujaq
candle
Kinngait
Cape Dorset
nunasiut
car
makittaqtuq
cards (she plays...)
kamagijanga
cares for her/him/it (he...)
tuttu
caribou
tuttuniqqa?
caribou (Did he/she get a ...?)
tuttuttuq
caribou (he/she caught a...)
taluq
caribou blind
tuttuliaqtuq
caribou hunting (he/she has gone...)
tuttuliaqsimava?
caribou hunting (Is he/she out ...?)
tuttuliarvik
caribou hunting camp
tuttuminiq
caribou meat
atigi
caribou parka with fur inside
qulittaq
caribou parka with fur outside
natsaqtuq
carries; hauls; transports (he/she...)
sanannguagaq
carving
natsiqtuq
caught a ringed seal (he/she...)
anuraalliujjaujuq
caught in heavy winds
qilliqtuq
CD; compact disk
uqaalautiralaaq
cell phone; mobile phone
itsivautaq
chair
akikittuq
cheap (it is...)
uluak
cheek (toward the ear)
iqsaq
cheek (toward the nose)
siisi
cheese
savvik
chest
Igluligaarjuk
Chesterfield Inlet
aupalakaattunga
chicken pox (I have...)
surusiq
child
qiturngaq
child (refers only to someone's own child)
tallu
chin
niruaqtuq
chooses; elects (he/she)
niruaqtaujuq
chosen; elected
quviasuvvik
Christmas
quviasuusiaq
Christmas present
tutsiarvik
church
siggaliat
cigarettes
ammuumajuq
clam
ammuumajjialangajuq
clam digging (he/she will be going...)
ilinniaqati
classmate
pirunaqsaqtuq
cleans (he...)
salummaqsaijuq
cleans (he/she...)
silaqqiqtuq
clear skies
innaaruq
cliff
siqinngujaq
clock
qanitturuluk
close by (it is...)
Igalaaq matuguk
Close the window. (command)
matusimajuq
closed (it is...)
Niuvirvik matusimajuq.
closed (The store is...)
Igalaaq matusimajuq.
closed (the window is...)
Igalaaq matujuq.
closes the window (he/she...)
annuraanut paniqsaut
clothes dryer
annuraat
clothing
nuvuja
cloud
aqpik
cloudberry
Kangiqtugaapik
Clyde River
kamaji
co-ordinator
iqqanaijaqati
co-worker; colleague
Aivilik
coast between Chesterfield Inlet and Repulse Bay
Natsilik
coast between Kugaaruk and Gjoa Haven
uugaq
cod
kaapi
coffee
kaapiturumanngittunga
coffee (I don't want...)
kaapiturumajunga
coffee (I would like...)
kaapiturumaviit?
coffee (Would you like...?)
irngusiq
coffee cup
kaapiliurut
coffee pot; coffee maker
kaapiturvik
coffee shop
qiuviit?
cold (Are you ...?)
qiunngittunga
cold (I am not...)
nuvattunga
cold (I have a...)
nillasuttuq
cold (it is...outside)
nillasuktuq
cold weather
amiat
colours
atii
Come on!; Let's go!; Go ahead.
qaigit
Come! (command)
tutsiarvimminngaaqtuq
comes from church (he/she...)
nunalik
community
pinnguariaqtuq
compete (he/she goes somewhere to...)
qarasaujaq
computer
qarasaujaqtuq
computer (he/she is on the...)
imalik
contains a liquid (it...)
uusimajut
cooked food
sivaujaq
cookie
ukkusik
cooking pot
niqtiuqtuq
cooks (he/she...)
nillinaqtuq
cool (liquid).
Salliit
Coral Harbour
niuvirviralaaq
corner store
akiqalauqtuq $1,200-mik
cost (it...$1,200 dollars)
akilik
Costs something; it is not free.
quiqsuqtuq
coughs (he/she...)
naasaijuq
counts (he/she...)
iqqaqtuivik
courthouse
illuq
cousin
illukuluapik
cousins (both female)
illuarjuk
cousins (both male)
kimminnaq
cranberry
kajjaaqtuq
craves (he/she...)
ikirmiutait
creatures that live in a strait of water
ikirmiutait
creatures that live in a strait of water 
kuugalaak
creek
qiajuq
cries (he/she...)
sangungajuq
crooked; it is not straight
paurngaq
crowberry
Kiupa
Cuba
piruqsiaq
cultivated plant
kiliqtunga
cut myself (I...)
mumiqtuq
dances (he/she...)
taaqtuq
dark (it is...)
nujangit qirniqtut
dark hair
panik
daughter
ukuaq
daughter-in-law; sister-in-law (brother’s wife)
ulluq
day
pairivik
daycare
tisipiri
December
itijuq
deep (it is...);
Qangatasuuq kinguvariaqtausimajuq.
delayed (the flight is...)
kigunniarvik
dentist's office
aullarniaqtuq
depart, he/she will... (later today)
aullalaaqtuq
depart, he/she will.... (tomorrow or later)
aullaqqaujuq
departed, he...(earlier today)
aullalauqtuq
departed, he/she... (yesterday or earlier)
aullaliqtuq
departing (he/she is...right now)
Iliqqusilirijikkut
Department of Culture and Language
Pivalliajulirijikkut
Department of Economic Development
Ilinniaqtulirijikkut
Department of Education
Gavamalirijikkut
Department of Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs
Kiinaujalirijikkut
Department of Finance
Maligalirijikkut
Department of Justice
Pinnguaqtulirijikkut
Department of Recreation
Avatilirijikkut
Department of the Environment
aullaqtuq
departs (he/she...)
ajjigiingittuuk
different (the two of them are...)
tukimuatitsiji
director (job title)
nirritit
dishes
akuni
distance between objects; time between events
titirautiqaqqiit?
Do you have a pen?
qaujimaviuk?
Do you know him/her/it?
mamariviuk?
Do you like the taste of it?
Tiimut immulisunguviit?
Do you take milk with your tea?
immulisuunguviit?
Do you take milk?
Kaapimut sukalisunguviit?
Do you take sugar with your coffee?
matalirumaviit?
Do you want butter?
uqaalaquviuk?
Do you want him to call you back?
uqautiguuk?
Do you want to speak to him?
Haamalakkunnii iqqanaijaqqit?
Do you work at the hamlet?
luuttaaq
doctor
qimmiq
dog
matu
door
kanani
down in that spot there
unani
down there (general area)
taunani
down there (general area)
takanani
down there in that spot
taununga
down to that general area
takanunga
down to that spot
ammut
downward
sinnatuqtuq
dreams (he/she...)
atajuq
dress
pitti
dried fish
nikku
dried meat
natiruviattuq
drifting snow
kaapiqtuq
drinks coffee (he/she...)
kaapituqtuq
drinks coffee (he/she...)
imiqtuq
drinks water (he/she...)
aquttunnaqtuq
drive (he/she is able to...)
aquti
driver
aquttuq
drives (he/she...)
nunasiuqtuq
drives a car (he/she...)
qaumtaujaqtuq
drives a snowmobile (he/she...)
minijuq
drizzling (it's...)
qilaut
drum
anaullagat
drums
paniqtuq
dry
mitiq
duck
qulittaujatsaq
duffle
ikkiittuq
dull; it is not sharp
irngiinaaqtaut
e-mail
irngiinaaqtautikkut
e-mail (by ... )
Irngiinaaqtautikkut titirarvigingaalaaliqqara.
e-mail (I will send him an...)
siut
ear
siusirijuq
earache
ullaarulukkut
early morning (in the...)
siummiutaak
earrings
makivvia
Easter
nirijunga
eat, I...
nirijuuk
eat, they (2)...
nirijut
eat, they (3+)...
nirijuguk
eat, we (2)...
nirijugut
eat, we (3+)...
nirijusik
eat, you (2)...
nirijusi
eat, you (3+)...
nirijutit
eat, you...
nirijuq
eats, she/he...
qujjaunnat
eel
manniit
eggs
iit
eight
sitamaujuqtut
eight
ikusik
elbow
angijuttiqpaaq
eldest (the...)
nukillausiriji
electrician
iliapan
eleven
imaqanngittuq
empty (it is...)
taqqiup nunnguani
end of the month (at the...)
qallunaatitusuunguviit?
English (Do you speak...?)
qallunaatitut
English (language)
alianaigusuttuq
enjoys something; he/she is having fun doing something 
isiqtuq
enters (he/she...)
tuqsuuk
entrance; porch
unnuk
evening
ullutamaat
every day
qautamaat
every day
taqqitamaat
every month
aujatamaat
every summer
pinasuarusitamaat
every week
ukiutamaat
every winter
arraagutamaat
every year
iqailisaqtuq
excercises (he/she...)
akitujuq
expensive (it is...)
ilajaakka
extended family (my...)
iji
eye
qallu
eyebrow
qalluuk
eyebrows (2)
iggaak
eyeglasses
qimiriat
eyelashes
qallunaaqtaq
fabric for sewing
kiinaq
face
taanikittuq
faint (in appearance)
siniliqtuq
falls asleep (he/she...)
ijukkaqtuq
falls down (he...)
ilagiit
family
ilakka
family (my...)
ungasittuq
far
ungataani
far side (on the...)
sukkajuq
fast
tunnuq
fat (of a land animal)
ataata
father
sukkajukkuurut
fax machine
nirivijjuaq
feast (community event)
suluk
feather
viivvuari
February
kataktuq
fell (it...)
igunaq
fermented walrus meat
uutirnaqtunga
fever (I have a...)
paippaanut tuqquivik
filing cabinet
qiniruk
Find it. (command)
qanuingi
fine
qanuinngittuq
fine (he/she/it is...)
qattirijikkut
fire department
illuinaqtuut
firearm
paunnaq
fireweed (dwarf)
sivulliq
first (the...)
qulaa sivulliq
first floor
sivulliqpaaq
first one (the...)
iqaluk
fish
iqaluminiq
fish (dead, for eating)
iqaluktaarvik
fish store
iqalliaqtuq
fishing (she goes...)
niksik
fishing hook
nuluat
fishing net
kakivak
fishing spear
uqilajuq
fit; he/she is a fast runner
pai
five
tallimat
five
manirattuq
flat or smooth surface
iqaittuq
flexible (it is...)
sinaa
floe edge
nunaraq
flower
nunarait
flowers
tatsiqtuq
foggy (it is)
malittuq
follows (he/she...)
niqi
food
niqiliurniaqtunga
food (I will make...)
suvalik
food seasoned with fish eggs
silaittuq
foolish (he/she/it is...)
isigak
foot
qanutigi?
for how long?
aggaut
forearm
qauq
forehead
kakiak
fork
kakiaqpak
fork (big)
kakiaralaak
fork (little)
nanivara
found it (I...)
pua
four
sitamat
four
tiriganiaq
fox (Arctic)
akiqanngittuq
free; it has no cost
quakkuvik
freezer
Uivititusuunguviit?
French (Do you speak...?)
uivititurunnangittunga
French (I don't speak...)
uivititusuungujunga
French (I speak...)
uivititut
French (language)
tallirmiq
Friday
quaqaut
fridge
piqati
friend
nakituinnaq
from anywhere; from all over
uamuuliqtuq
from just after 12:30 to just before 1:00
uamiinngaaliqtuq
from just after 1:00 to 1:30
tuumuuliqtuq
from just after 1:30 to just before 2:00
tuumiinngaaliqtuq
from just after 2:00 to 2:30
taliimuuliqtuq
from just after 2:30 to just before 3:00
saipamuuliqtuq
from just after 6:30 to just before 7:00
saipamiinngaaliqtuq
from just after 7:00 to 7:30
iimuuliqtuq
from just after 7:30 to just before 8:00
naimuuliqtuq
from just after 8:30 to just before 9:00
uvattinnit
from my place
allavvimmit
from the office
nakkit?
from where?
annuttuq
frowns (he/she...)
quaqtuq
frozen
quaq
frozen meat
aqiattuqtunga
full (I am...)
tittigusuttuq
funny (she finds something...)
nuila
fur trim around hood of a parka
pinnguaq
game; toy
sanikkuvik
garbage can
uqsualuktaarvik
gas station
uqsualuk
gasoline
aitsirniaqtunga
get someone (I will go...)
aitsiqtuq
get someone/something (he goes to...)
annuraaqtuq
gets dressed (she...)
makittuq
gets up (he...)
Tuniguk (Piitamut).
Give it (to Piita).
palaugaaqturumajunga
Give me some bannock.
Tunikkik (Piitamut).
Give the two of them (to Piita).
Tunikkit (Piitamut).
Give them all (to Piita).
tunisijuq
gives (he...)
Uqsuqtuuq
Gjoa Haven
aujuittuq
glacier
imiut
glass (for drinking)
aggaak
gloves (two)
nipijjut
glue
ataanuarlutit
go downstairs
ailiruk
Go get it (command)
aiguk!
Go get it!
qummuattajuukkut
go up the elevator
qulaanuarlutit
go upstairs
sukkalijuq
goes fast (he/she...)
upattuq
goes somewhere (he/she...)
Arvialiaqtuq
goes to Arviat (he/she...)
tutsiariaqtuq
goes to church (she...)
ilinniavimmuuqtuq
goes to the school (she...)
guulu
gold
piujuq
good
piujummarik
good (very...)
unnusakkut
Good Afternoon.
ullukkut
Good Day (afternoon)
unnukkut
Good Evening
ullaakkut
Good Morning
iqalliarvik
good place for fishing
tavvauvutit
good-bye
akaujuq
good; convenient
irngutaq
grandchild
ataatatsiaq
grandfather
anaanatsiaq
grandmother
sakiqpaaq
grandparents-in-law
tuapak
gravel
amauq
great-grandparent
amauqpaaq
great-great grandparent
uujaujaq
green
Kalaallit Nunaat
Greenland
isuqtaq
grey
Ausuittuq
Grise Fiord
akłak
grizzly bear
piruqtuq
grows (it...)
pitsiulaaq
guillemot
kukkittapaarut
guitar
nujat
hair
iqisulik
hair (curly)
ikarraup avvanga
half hour
Sanirajak
Hall Beach
sullukutaak
hallway
Haamalakkut
hamlet (municipal government)
aggaak
hands (two)
quviasuppiit?
happy (Are you ...?)
quviasuttuq
happy (he/she is...)
quviasuktunga
happy (I am...)
qasigiaq
harbour seal
tisijuq
hard
ukaliq
hare (Arctic)
ukaliqtuq
hare (he caught a...)
ukalliaqtuq
hare hunting (He has gone...)
anu
harness (dog team)
qairulik
harp seal
unaaq
harpoon
nasaq
hat
ulluqatsiaritsi
Have a good day (to 3+)
ulluqatsiarit
Have a good day (to one person).
ulluqatsiaritsik
Have a good day (to two people)
qikattialaaqqutit!
Have a great holiday!
palaugaaqturit
Have some bannock. (command)
nanuminiqtulauqsimavit?
Have you eaten polar bear meat before?
Nanurmik takulauqsimavit?
Have you ever seen a polar bear?
mauliqtuq
He hunts seals at their breathing holes.
kanngugijait
He makes you feel shy.
iliragijanga
He's afraid to disappoint him/her.
niaquq
head
kajjiq
head (top of the...)
niaqunngujuq
headache (she has a...)
tusaqtuq
hears (he/she...)
uummati
heart
uqumaittuq
heavy
kimmik
heel
ikajuqtaujumajunga
help (I'd like some ...)
ikajuqtuq
helps (he/she...)
uvaniippa?
here (Is she...?)
uvaniingittuq
here (She's not...)
uvaniittuq
here (she's...)
uvani
here in this spot
tavvauna
Here it is.
tavva
Here it is.
maani
here, in this area
pinga
hers; his
puqtujuq
high (it is...)
puqtujut
highlands
qaqqajaaq
hill
haakiqtuq
hockey (she plays...)
haakirvik
hockey arena
allu
hole in the ice where seals come up to breath
angirraqsimaniaqtunga
home (I will at...)
angirraujuq
home (she goes...)
natsivak
hooded seal
aanniavik
hospital
uqquuviit?
hot (Are you...?)
uunaqtuq
hot (e.g. a liquid).
uqquujunga
hot (I am...)
uqqujukulummi
hot weather (in the...)
tujurmivik
hotel
ikarraq
hour
illu
house
qanuippisi?
How are all of you?
qanuippaak
How are the two of them?
qanuippisik?
How are the two of you?
qanuippat?
How are they (3 or more people)?
qanuippit?
How are you?
qanuippa?
How is she / he / it?
Qatsinik qiturngaqaqqit?
How many children do you have?
Qatsinik pijumavit?
How many do you want?
Qatsiulaaqqisi?
How many will you be?
qatsinik
how many?
qatsiralauqqa?
How much (money) was it?
qatsiralaaqpa?
How much (money) will it be?
Silasi qanuippa?
How's the weather where you are?
qanuq?
how?
kaakkama
hungry (because I am...)
kaattuq
hungry (he/she is...)
kaaktunga
hungry (I am...)
asivaqtuq
hunting (he/she is going...)
ukaliqsiuqtuq
hunting hare (he/she goes...)
angunasuktuq
hunts (he/she...)
tuaviriaqaliqtunga
hurry (I have to...)
tuavirit!
Hurry!
maittuq
hurts (it...)
uik
husband
uiqaqpit?
husband (Do you have a...?)
immulisuungunngittunga
I do not take milk.
titirautiqangittunga
I don't have a pen.
aatsuu
I don't know.
palaugaaqturumanngittunga
I don't want bannock.
akautsianngittunga
I don’t feel well
quviagijara
I enjoy it.
alianaigijara
I enjoy it.
nalligusuktunga
I feel love for...
titirautiqaqtunga
I have a pen.
piugijara
I like it.
tusarnirijara
I like the sound of it.
mamarijara
I like the taste of it.
mamaqsaqtunga
I like the taste.
piuksaqtunga
I like...
nalligijara
I love it / him / her.
takujara
I see him/her/it.
takugikkit
I see you.
takujagit
I see you.
takujunga
I see.
immulisuungujunga
I take milk.
nalulirama
I'm confused.
Tusu!
I'm envious!
qanuinngittunga
I'm fine.
maanimiutauvunga
I'm from here.
Iqalummiutaujunga
I'm from Iqaluit.
Aatuvaamiutaujunga
I'm from Ottawa.
uvanga
I; me
siku
ice
tuuq
ice chisel
patuttuq
ice fog (there is...)
sikuvalliajuq
ice is forming
piqalujaq
iceberg
qaniqqat
if it snows
sila piuppat
if the weather is good
Iglulik
Igloolik
akunigusuttuq
impatient (he/she feels...)
saangani
in front of
sivuraaniittuq
in front of (it is...)
tungaaniittuq
in front of (it's...)
Iqalunni
in Iqaluit
ingirrajuq
in motion; moves (it...)
avani
in that area over there
paani
in that area up there
pikani
In that spot right up there.
ikani
in that spot there
arraagumi tamatumani
in this year
sakikkuttinni
in-laws (at the house of my...)
tikiq
index finger
nalunaikkutaq
indication; sign; signal
immattuq
infected (it is...)
aanniqtuq
injured; hurt (he/she is...)
kangiqtuk
inlet; fiord
iluani
inside
illuup iluaniittuq
inside the house
tammariikkut
instrument or object used for navigation
ikiaqqijjut
internet
inuit
inuit
inuksiutinik
Inuit (country) food
Inuit Piqutinginnik Nautsiqtuqtikkut
Inuit Heritage Trust
inuktituusuunguviit?
Inuktitut (Do you speak... ?)
inuktituusuungujunga.
Inuktitut (I speak...)
qaujisaqtuq
investigates (she/he...)
Iqaluit
Iqaluit
tavvaniippa?
Is she / he there?
taimaa?
Is that all?
ilinnut akauva?
Is that good or convenient for you?
qikiqtaq
island
tavvaniittuq
It / she / he is here.
atuqtaujuq
It is used (passive)
nuvujajuq
It's cloudy.
naammattuq
It's O.K.
ungilattuq
itches (it...)
nirivimiittunga
I’m in the dining room.
pulaarvimiittunga
I’m in the living room.
jaikak
jacket
jaa
jam
jaalirumaviit?
jam (Do you want ... ?)
jaannuari
January
alliruuk
jaws (2)
julai
July
juuni
June
siaruai
Just a moment (...please),
tikirataaqtuq
just arrived (he/she has...)
qauliut
kamiik stretcher
qajaq
kayak
pautiik
kayak paddle
qajaqtuqtuq
kayaks (he/she...)
uunaqsiti
kettle
kii
key
naqittaut
keyboard (computer)
taqtuq
kidney
Kimmirut
Kimmirut
kuuqarvik
kitchen
kuuqarvimiittunga
kitchen (I’m in the...)
nammagaaq
knapsack
siiqquq
knee
savik
knife
ulu
knife (crescent-shaped)
nuviqsaqtuq
knits (she...)
qaujimajuq
knows (she/he...)
Kuugaaruk
Kugaaruk
Qurluqtuq
Kugluktuk
tasiq
lake
iłuuraq
lake trout
qaummaqqut
lamp
qaummaqqut
lamp
qulliq
lamp (seal oil)
nuna
land
pisuktit
land animals
tulattuq
lands a boat (he...)
qarasaujaralaaq
laptop
kingulliq
last (the...)
taqqiulauqtumi
last month
kingulliqpaaq
last one (the...)
pinasuarusiulauqtumi
last week
arraani
last year
illaqtuq
laughs (he/she...)
saavittuq
launches a boat (she...)
maligaq
law
iqiasuttuq
lazy (he/she feels...)
isuraqtujuq
lead dog (dog team)
ilinniaqtuq
learns (he/she...)
iqqaqtigajak
leather
anijuq
leaves; goes out (he/she...)
saumik
left
niu
leg
maligaliurvik
Legislative Assembly
avinngaq
lemming
ilisaijjut
lesson
uqaqatigilagu
Let me speak to him.
titiqqaq
letter; document
nallaqtuq
lies down (she...)
kivitsijuq
lifts something (she/he...)
qaumajuq
light (it gives off...)
uqittuq
light (not heavy)
nujangit qurjut
light hair
innaq
lighter (cigarette)
qaumat
lights
tusiattunga
limping (I am...)
qaqtu
lip
mikijumik
little bit (a...)
iqiqquq
little finger; baby finger
tinguk
liver
pulaarvik
living room
sivitujuq
long (distance or time)
nujakutaak
long hair
takijua
long hand (clock)
akuniujaqtulaarama
long time (I will be going for a...)
Akunialuk aullaqsimalaaqqit?
long time (Will you be gone a...)
qaqsauq
loon
kallulik
loon (Arctic)
tuullik
loon (common)
uattaala
loonie; one dollar
amisut
lots, many
nalligusuttuq
love (he/she is in...)
nalligijaujuq
loved (she/he is...)
pukkittuq
low (it is...)
puvak
lung
qimirruagaq
magazine
iluiliq
mainland
kaapiliuqtuq
makes coffee (he...)
tiiliuqtuq
makes tea (she...)
angut
man
Maanituuva
Manitoba
maatsi
March
ikumat
matches
illugiik
matching pair
mai
May
immaqa
maybe
qaupaqqai?
maybe tomorrow?
uvangattauq
me, too
uvangalu
me, too
uuttuqtuq
measures (he/she...something)
niqi
meat
katimaqatigijunnaqinnga?
meet with me (can you...?)
katimajut
meeting (they are...)
katimajuq
meets; he/she is in a meeting
maligaliuqti
Member of the Legislative Assembly
Quviasugit Quviasuvimmi
Merry Christmas
Miasiku
Mexico
qitiq
middle
qitiqtiq
middle finger
immuk
milk
piga
mine (possession)
minista
minister (government)
tikaagullik
minke whale
tarraqtuut
mirror
ungaliqtagit
miss (I...you)
tammaqsimajuq
mistake
pualu
mitten
pualuuk
mittens (a pair of)
naggajjau
Monday
kiinaujaq
money
taqqiq
month
taqqiq
moon
ullaaq
morning
anaana
mother
aulajuq
motion (it's in...)
qaqqaq
mountain
kinngait
mountains
avinngannguaq (qarasaujaq)
mouse (computer)
qaniq
mouth
tarrijarvik
movie theatre
marraq
mud
akpa
murre
takujagaqarvik
museum
nijjajut
music
nijjausijaqti
musician
umimmak
musk ox
umimmagasugiaqtuq
musk ox hunting (She has gone...)
umimmattuq
muskox (She caught a...)
umimmarajak
muskox wool
uviluq
mussel
Nalliutisuungujunga iipurimi.
My birthday is in April.
Nalliutisuungujunga juunimi.
My birthday is in June.
...ujunga.
My name is...
titirautiga
my pen
titirautikka
my pens
Uqaalautiga 979-0000
My phone number is 979-0000
uvattiniittunga
my place (I am at...)
titirautiikkak
my two pens
kukik
nail (finger or toe)
kikiak
nail (hardware)
tunusuk
nape of the neck
amittuq
narrow (it is...)
nirukittuq
narrow (tight space/object)
ikiq
narrow passage; strait
tuugaalik
narwhal
Naujaat
Naujaat
mirianngujuq
nauseous (he feels...)
qanittuq
near; close
qungasiq
neck
ujamik
necklace
miqqut
needle
nutaaq
new
arraagutaaqqaummut ikaarvia
New Year's
Niupaulaan
Newfoundland
taqqiulaaqtumi
next month
pinasuarusiulaaqtumi
next week
unnuaq
night
unnuaq
night; last night
quliunngigaqtut
nine
nain
nine
aagga
no
upinnarani
no wonder; of course
qulaani
noon
aqsarniit
northern lights
Nunatsiaq
Northwest Territories
qingaq
nose
illugiingittuuk
not a matching pair
aaggaa suli
not yet
Nuuvasikuusa
Nova Scotia
nuvipiri
November
maanna
now
naasauti
number
Nunatsiavut
Nunatsiavut
Nunavik
Nunavik
Nunavut ullunga
Nunavut Day (July 9)
utupiri
October
sanarulujarnik
odd jobs
qaminngajuq
off (It's turned...)
Iga qaminngajuq.
off (the stove is...)
allavvik
office
illu allavvik
office building
aahali
oh really; ah, yes
asukuluk
oh yeah?; I see; that’s good to hear.
uqsuq
oil; blubber
ittuq
old man; grandfather
ningiuq
old woman; grandmother
angijuk
older sibling (same sex)
ikumajuq
on (it is turned...)
akikilligiaqsimajuq
on sale
ᐊᖅᑯᑖᓂ
on the way
pinasuarusiup nunnguani
on the weekend
qaanganiittuq
on top (it is...)
atausiq
one
uan
one
igluinnaq
one of a pair
Aantiuriu
Ontario
matuingajuq
open (it is...)
Igalaaq matuingajuq.
open (the window is...)
Igalaaq matuiruk.
Open the window. (command)
paa
opening; doorway
Igalaaq matuiqtuq.
opens the window (she/he...)
uvvaluunniit
or
aupajaangajuq
orange
aarluk
orca
Iqalummiutsajaujunga
originally from Iqaluit (I am...)
Pannituurmiussajaujunga
originally from Pangnirtung (I am...)
Aatuvaa
Ottawa
aulautit
outboard motor
qalipaaq
outer shell of a parka
silami
outside
silataani
outside of
silataaniittuq
outside of (it is...)
taavani
over there (general area)
taikani
over there (specific spot)
ipuut
paddle; oar
aanniajuq
pain (he/she is in...)
iglugiik
pair
itimak
palm of the hand
Panniqtuuq
Pangnirtung
qarliik
pants
paippaaq
paper
sakik
parents-in-law
mirnguiqsirvik
park
qulittaujaq
parka
silapaaq
parka outer shell
amauti
parka with pouch at the back for carrying a child
Kanatami Mirnguisirvilirijikkut
Parks Canada
titiraut
pen; pencil
usuk
penis
uasa
penny
nunaqqatigiit
people from the same community
iijagaqtaarvik
pharmacy
amisuliurut
photo copier
ajjinnguaq
photograph
iijagaq
pill
akisiq
pillow
qangatasuuqti
pilot
aupajaattuq
pink
ini
place
kisarvik
place to anchor
qamaniq
place where a river widens
najugaq
place where one resides
piruqtuminiit
plants
paliaq
plate
pinnguaqtuq
plays (he/she...)
nijjausijaqtuq
plays music (she...)
uqakkanniruk
Please repeat that.
ingittiarit
Please sit down.
piviarnaqtuq
pleasing, beautiful
kiillajuuk
pliers
ippiarjuk
pocket
nuvua
point of land
nanuq
polar bear
nanuraq
polar bear hide
nanniaqtuq
polar bear hunting (he has gone...)
nanuminiq
polar bear meat
paliisi
police
paliisikkut
police department
tasiarjuk
pond
Mittimatalik
Pond Inlet
ajuqsaqtuq
poor; he/she is in need
imigaq
pop
iiqai
possibly (answer to a question)
titiqqaniarvik
post office
aulausirijikkut
power plant
sivuliqti
Premier
parnattuq
preparations to leave (she is making...)
iqaluminiliuqtuq
prepares fish to eat (he/she...)
aki
price
upigusuttuq
pride (he/she feels...)
paippaamuurijjut
printer
aaggaqai
probably not; I don't think so.
niviugguq
protective (to be...)
aqiggiq
ptarmigan
tungujuangajuq
purple
pijjuti
purpose
utiqtiguk
Put it back (command).
tupiqtulaaqtuq
put up a tent (he/she will...)
napu
qamutiik cross-bar
Qikiqtarjuaq
Qikiqtarjuaq
Kupiak
Québec
naalaut
radio
naalautittuq
radio (She listens to the...)
naalautiqarvik
radio station
silaluttuq
rains (it...)
maquktuq
rains (it...)
Kangiqłiniq
Rankin Inlet
tulugaq
raven
mikigaq
raw meat
uqalimaaqtuq
reads (he/she...)
pijariiqsimajuq
ready; finished (it's...)
pinnguarvik
recreation centre
aupaqtuq
red
ila
relative
iqqaumaviit?
remember (Do you ...?)
iqqaumanngittara
remember (I don’t ... it.)
iqqaumavara
remember (I... it).
iqqaumajuq
remembers (she...)
piiqtuq
removed (it is...)
Qausuittuq
Resolute Bay
nirivik
restaurant
utiqtuq
returns (he/she...)
tulimaat
ribs
ajuqsangittuq
rich; he/she has plenty 
qukiut
rifle
taliqpik
right
tavvani
right here
iqaqtuq
rigid; it is inflexible
nagguarmik
ring
mikiliraq
ring finger
natsiq
ringed seal
natsiminiq
ringed seal meat
kuuk
river
ujarak
rock
pirut
rocks for securing a tent
qaiqsugaaq
rocky ground
qigguq
rocky terrain
attunaaq
rope
nuqarutit
ropes for securing a tent
piittuq
rough; it is not smooth
illukutaat
row house
alurluujaut
rug
uuttuut
ruler; measuring tape
ullattuq
runs (he/she...)
ullaktuq
runs (she...)
Ulaasiaq
Russia
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
naatsiinguja
Sunday
naattiinguja
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)
uviniruq
t-shirt
saa
table
takijuq
tall
takiniqsaq
taller
takiniqsaujuq
taller (he/she/it is...)
Talurjuaq
Taloyoak
taatsiiliqijuq
taxi (she calls a...)
tii
tea
tiiturumajunga
tea (I would like...)
tiiturumanngittunga
tea (I would not like...)
tiiliurut
tea pot
ilisaiji
teacher
uqaalaut
telephone
talaviisa
television
talaviisaqtuq
television (he watches...)
qulit
ten
tajan
ten
uliutiik
tendon
tupiq
tent
tupirvik
tent site
imiqqutailaq
tern (Arctic)
uvannit
than me
ilinnit
than you (comparison)
ilitsinnit
than you two
qujannamiik
thank you
nakurmiik
thank you
Nakurmiik niritikkavinga.
Thank you for the meal.
nakurmiimmarialuk
Thank you very much.
qujalijuq
thankful (he/she is...)
Qujannamiik qaujimatikkavinnga
Thanks for letting me know.
qujalinnaq
Thanksgiving
taimakalauq
That's all for now.
tungilia
the next one
iglua
the other one
akia
the other side
Tii unaqtualuk.
The tea is very hot.
pingajuat
the third one
pingat
their
ukua
these
taakkua
these
ukuak
these two
takujuuk
They (2) see.
takujut
They (3+) see.
ijjujuq
thick (it is...)
qutturaak
thigh
saattuq
thin (it is...)
isumajunga
think (I ...)
imirusuttuq
thirsty (he/she is...)
una
this / he / she
ivalu
thread
talii
three
pingasut
three
pingasunik ikarranik
three hours
iggiaq
throat
kullu
thumb
sitammiq
Thursday
ulinngajuq
tide (it's high...)
tininngajuq
tide (it's low...)
piturnivik
tide at full moon
tinittuq
tide goes out (the...)
tinittariilaaqtuq
tide is at its lowest (the...)
ulittuq
tide is rising
qaksungaut
tie for an amauti
utirvik
time of return
taqaviit?
tired (Are you ...?)
taqavaa?
tired (Is she ...?)
taqajuq
tired (she/he is...)
tamaunga
to here (general area)
uvattinnut
to my place; to our place
taikunga
to that area
allavvimmut
to the office
tavvunga
to this spot here
tisuraut
toboggan
ullumi
today
putuguq
toe
qurvik
toilet
qauppat
tomorrow
ungaliagu
tomorrow (the day after...)
uqaq
tongue
angiluaqtuq
too big (it is...)
mikiluaqtuq
too small (it's...)
kigut
tooth
kiguti
tooth
allarut
towel
ipiutat
traces (dog team)
tumiit
tracks (animal)
Kimmirusiariamut
trail to Kimmirut
Panniqtuusiariamut
trail to Panniqtuuq
iqqanaijaakkut aullapappit?
travel with your work (Do you...?)
napaaqtuq
tree
paallaktuq
trips (he...)
puvalluktuq
tuberculosis (he has...)
aippiq
Tuesday
aippitamaat
Tuesday (every...)
aippikkut
Tuesdays (on...)
qaliralik
turbot
qamiguk
Turn it off. (command)
ikiguk
Turn it on (command).
saumimmut sangulutit
Turn left. (command)
taliqpimmut sangulutit
Turn right. (command)
akaugunniiqtuq
turned bad; deteriorated
tuajat
twelve
avatit
twenty
tuu
two
marruuk
two
iqaluuk
two fish
titirautiik
two pens (or pencils)
Umingmaktuuq
Umingmaktok
akkak
uncle (father’s brother)
angak
uncle (mother’s brother)
ataaniittuq
underneath (it is)
tukisiviit?
understand (Do you...?)
tukisinngittunga
understand (I don't...)
tukisijunga
understand (I...)
tukisijuq
understands (he/she...)
maniittuq
uneven surface; it is rough; not smooth
aqturijuq
unfit; he/she is in poor shape
Mialigait nunangat
United States
nalujuq
unsure (he/she is feeling...)
tapaani
up there (general area)
tapikani
up there in that spot
tappaunga
up to that general area
tappikunga
up to that spot
qummut
upward
atuqtuq
uses something (she...)
qikaqtuq
vacation; holidays (she is on...)
utsuuk
vagina
nalligusunnaq
Valentine's Day
naqsaq
valley
qisuttuq
vapour that rises from open water as the weather gets cold
uasikuaq
vest
pulaaqtiqaqtunga
visitors (I have...)
pulaaqtuq
visits (he/she...)
miriaqtuq
vomits (she...)
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...)
arraagu
year; next year
quqsuqtaq
yellow
ii
yes
iiraaluk
yes, indeed
iittiaq
yes, indeed
ippatsaq
yesterday
ippassaani
yesterday (the day before...)
ivvit
you (1)
ilitsik
you (2)
takujusik
You (2) see.
ilitsi
you (3+)
takujusi
You (3+) see
ilitsili?
you (3+); what about...?
kajjaarinngitait
You find it dreary.
takujait
You see him/her/it.
takuginnga
You see me.
takujarma
You see me.
takujutit
You see.
ilitsilli?
you two (what about...?)
Uvannit takiniqsaujutit.
You're taller than me.
nukaq
younger sibling (of the same sex)
nukaqtiqpaaq
youngest sibling (the...)
titirautiit
your pen
titirautitit
your pens
titirautiikkik
your two pens
piit
yours
jiulu
zero
Jaikak siqiiruk.
Zip up your jacket. (command)
siqiiq
zipper