Inuktut Glossary

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iga
stove
Iga qaminngajuq.
off (the stove is...)
igalaangujaq (qarasaujaq)
screen; monitor (computer)
igalaaq
window
Igalaaq matuguk
Close the window. (command)
Igalaaq matuingajuq.
open (the window is...)
Igalaaq matuiqtuq.
opens the window (she/he...)
Igalaaq matuiruk.
Open the window. (command)
Igalaaq matujuq.
closes the window (he/she...)
Igalaaq matusimajuq.
closed (the window is...)
iggaak
eyeglasses
iggiaq
throat
iglua
the other one
iglugiik
pair
igluinnaq
one of a pair
Igluligaarjuk
Chesterfield Inlet
Iglulik
Igloolik
igluvigaq
snowhouse; igloo
igunaq
fermented walrus meat
igutsaq
bee; insect
ii
yes
iijagaq
pill
iijagaqtaarvik
pharmacy
iimuuliqtuq
from just after 7:30 to just before 8:00
iimuuqtuq
8 o'clock
iipuri
April
iiqai
possibly (answer to a question)
iiraaluk
yes, indeed
iit
eight
iittiaq
yes, indeed
iji
eye
ijukkaqtuq
falls down (he...)
ikajuqtaujumajunga
help (I'd like some ...)
ikajuqtuq
helps (he/she...)
ikarraq
hour
ikarraup avvanga
half hour
ikiaq
shirt
ikiaqqijjut
internet
ikiaqqivik
website
ikiguk
Turn it on (command).
ikiq
narrow passage; strait
ikirmiutait
creatures that live in a strait of water
Ikpiarjuk
Arctic Bay
ikulliaqtuq
wind (There's no...)
ikumajuq
on (it is turned...)
ikumat
matches
ikusik
elbow
ila
relative
ilaali
welcome (You're...)
ilaannikkut
sometimes
ilagiit
family
ilajaakka
extended family (my...)
ilakka
family (my...)
ilangit
some of them
ilattinni
at our relatives’ place
ilaujuq
accompanies someone (she...)
iliapan
eleven
ilinniaqti
student
Ilinniaqtulirijikkut
Department of Education
ilinniaqtuq
learns (he/she...)
ilinniarvik
school; classroom
ilinniavimmuuqtuq
goes to the school (she...)
ilinnit
than you (comparison)
Iliqqusilirijikkut
Department of Culture, Language, Elders and Youth
iliragijanga
He's afraid to disappoint him/her.
ilisaiji
teacher
ilisaijjut
lesson
ilitsi
you (3+)
ilitsik
you (2)
ilitsili?
you (3+); what about...?
ilitsilli?
you two (what about...?)
ilitsinnit
than you two
illaqtuq
laughs (he/she...)
illiq
bed
illu
house
illu allavvik
office building
illuarjuk
cousins (both male)
illugiik
matching pair
illugiingittuuk
not a matching pair
illuinaqtuut
firearm
illuit atajut
apartment building
illukuluapik
cousins (both female)
illukutaat
row house
illulirijuq
works on a house (he/she...)
illuralaaliaqta
cabin (Let’s go to the...)
illuralaaq
cabin
illuralaattinnut
cabin (to my/our...)
illurusimiittunga
bedroom (I’m in the...)
illurusiq
bedroom
illuup iluaniittuq
inside the house
illuup sanianiittuq
beside the house (it's...)
iluani
inside
iluiliq
mainland
imaani
water (in the...)
imaq
water (an expanse of water)
imaup sinaa
seashore
imigaq
pop
imiq
water (for drinking)
imiqqutailaq
tern (Arctic)
imiqtuq
drinks water (he/she...)
imiralavvik
bar
imirumajunga
water (I would like ...)
imirumanngittunga
water (I don't want ...)
imirumaviit?
water (would you like...?)
imirusuttuq
thirsty (he/she is...)
imiut
glass (for drinking)
immaqa
maybe
immattuq
infected (it is...)
immuk
milk
immulisuungujunga
I take milk.
immulisuungunngittunga
I do not take milk.
immulisuunguviit?
Do you take milk?
ingigit
Sit down. (command, addressing one person)
ingigitsi
Sit down. (command, addressing 3+)
ingigitsik
Sit down. (command, addressing two people)
ingirrajuq
in motion; moves (it...)
ingittiarit
Please sit down.
ingiulittuq
swells on the sea (large)
ini
place
initsaliuqtuq
appointment (he/she makes an...)
initsaliurutijara
appointment (He makes an ... for him).
initsaq
appointment
innaaruq
cliff
innaq
lighter (cigarette)
innatiqtuq
bed (he goes to...)
inngiqti
singer
inngiqtuq
sings (he/she...)
inngirut
accordian
inuit
inuit
Inuit Piqutinginnik Nautsiqtuqtikkut
Inuit Heritage Trust
Inuit Qikiqtani Katujjiqatigiikkunginni iqqanaijaqtuq.
works at Qikiqtani Inuit Association (he...)
inuksiutinik
Inuit (country) food
inuktituusuungujunga.
Inuktitut (I speak...)
inuktituusuunguviit?
Inuktitut (Do you speak... ?)
Inulirijituqakkut
Department if Indian and Northern Affairs
iparaut
whip (dog team)
ipiutat
traces (dog team)
ippassaani
yesterday (the day before...)
ippassaq
yesterday
ippiarjuk
pocket
ipuut
paddle; oar
iqalliaqtuq
fishing (she goes...)
iqalliarvik
good place for fishing
Iqaluit
Iqaluit
iqaluk
fish
iqaluktaarvik
fish store
Iqaluktuuttiaq
Cambridge Bay
iqaluminiliuqtuq
prepares fish to eat (he/she...)
iqaluminiq
fish (dead, for eating)
Iqalummiutaujunga
I'm from Iqaluit.
Iqalummiutsajaujunga
originally from Iqaluit (I am...)
Iqalunni
in Iqaluit
iqaluuk
two fish
iqisulik
hair (curly)
iqqanaijaakkut aullapappit?
travel with your work (Do you...?)
iqqanaijajjaalaanngittuq
working (he won't be...)
Iqqanaijaqtulirijikkunni iqqanaijaqtunga.
work at the Dept. of Human Resources (I...)
iqqanaijaqtuq
works (he/she...)
iqqanaijariaqtuq
work (she goes to...)
iqqanaijariiruma
when I am done work
iqqanaijariiruvit
when you are done work
iqqaqtuivik
courthouse
iqqaumajuq
remembers (she...)
iqqaumanngittara
remember (I don’t ... it.)
iqqaumavara
remember (I... it).
iqqaumaviit?
remember (Do you ...?)
iqsaq
cheek (toward the nose)
iquutit
seaweed
irngiinaaqtaut
e-mail
irngiinaaqtautikkut
e-mail (by ... )
Irngiinaaqtautikkut titirarvigingaalaaliqqara.
e-mail (I will send him an...)
irngusiq
coffee cup
irngutaq
grandchild
irniq
son
isigak
foot
isigaujaak
shoes (a pair of)
isiqtuq
enters (he/she...)
isiriut
button
isumaalunnianngilatit
worry (don't...)
isumajunga
think (I ...)
isuqtaq
grey
isuraqtujuq
lead dog (dog team)
itimak
palm of the hand
itsivautakutaak
sofa
itsivautaq
chair
ittirvik
suitcase
ittuq
old man; grandfather
ivalu
thread
iviangiik
breasts
ivvilli?
and you?
ivvit
you (1)
iłuuraq
lake trout