Inuktut Glossary

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naalaut
radio
naalautiqarvik
radio station
naalautittuq
radio (She listens to the...)
naammattuq
It's O.K.
naanngujunga
stomach ache (I have a ...)
naaq
stomach
naasaijuq
counts (he/she...)
naasauti
number
naattiinguja
Sunday
naggajjau
Monday
nagguarmik
ring
naimuuliqtuq
from just after 8:30 to just before 9:00
naimuuqtuq
9 o'clock
nain
nine
nainniqsaq
shorter
naittua
short hand
naittuq
short
najak
sister of a male
najjuk
antler (caribou)
najugaq
place where one resides
nakinngaaqqit?
Where are you coming (back) from?
nakituinnaq
from anywhere; from all over
nakkit?
from where?
nakurmiik
thank you
Nakurmiik niritikkavinga.
Thank you for the meal.
nakurmiimmarialuk
Thank you very much.
naliak
which one?
nallaqtuq
lies down (she...)
nalligijara
I love it / him / her.
nalligijaujuq
loved (she/he is...)
nalligusuktunga
I feel love for...
Nalliutisuungujunga iipurimi.
My birthday is in April.
Nalliutisuungujunga juunimi.
My birthday is in June.
nalulirama
I'm confused.
nalunaikkutaq
indication; sign; signal
Nami inuunikuuvit?
Where were you born?
Nami iqqanaijaqpit?
Where do you work?
nami?
where?
namiippa?
Where is it?
namiippit?
Where are you?
namimiutauva?
Where is she / he from?
namimiutauvit?
Where are you from?
namimiutsajauvit?
Where are you originally from?
nammagaaq
knapsack
namunngaqqit?
Where are you going?
Namut parnappit?
Where do you plan to go?
namut?
where to?
nangiarnaqtuq
something dangerous that causes fear
nangiqsigit
Stand up. (command)
nangiqsijuq
stands (she/he...)
nanivara
found it (I...)
nanniaqtuq
polar bear hunting (he has gone...)
nanuminiq
polar bear meat
nanuminiqtulauqsimavit?
Have you eaten polar bear meat before?
nanuq
polar bear
nanuraq
polar bear hide
Nanurmik takulauqsimavit?
Have you ever seen a polar bear?
napaaqtuq
tree
napu
qamutiik cross-bar
naqittaqtuq
snaps
naqittaut
keyboard (computer)
naqsaq
valley
nasaq
hat
natiruviattuq
drifting snow
natsaqtuq
carries; hauls; transports (he/she...)
Natsilik
coast between Kugaaruk and Gjoa Haven
natsiminiq
ringed seal meat
natsiq
ringed seal
natsiqtuq
caught a ringed seal (she / he...)
natsirasugiaqtuq
seal hunting (she has gone...)
natsivak
hooded seal
Nattiminirmik uujuliuqtuq.
seal broth (he makes...)
Nattiminirmik uujuqtuqtuq.
seal broth (he eats...)
Naujaat
Repulse Bay
naujaq
seagull
nauli?
where (and/but...?)
niaqunngujuq
headache (she has a...)
Niaqunnguut
Apex
niaquq
head
nijjajut
music
nijjausijaqti
musician
nijjausijaqtuq
plays music (she...)
nikku
dried meat
niksik
fishing hook
nillasuktuq
cold weather
nillinaqtuq
cool (liquid).
ningauk
son-in-law; brother-in-law (of the same sex)
ningiuq
old woman; grandmother
ninngaumajuq
angry (she is...)
nipijjut
glue
nipisa
sea leech
niqi
meat
niqi
food
niqiliurniaqtunga
food (I will make...)
niqtiuqtuq
cooks (he...)
nirijuguk
eat, we (2)...
nirijugut
eat, we (3+)...
nirijunga
eat, I...
nirijuq
eats, she/he...
nirijusi
eat, you (3+)...
nirijusik
eat, you (2)...
nirijut
eat, they (3+)...
nirijutit
eat, you...
nirijuuk
eat, they (2)...
nirivijjuaq
feast (community event)
nirivik
restaurant
nirivimiittunga
I’m in the dining room.
nirjut
animal (wild or domestic)
nirlik
Canada goose
nirritit
dishes
niruaqtaujuq
chosen; elected
niruaqtuq
chooses; elects (he/she)
nittaittuq
weather with low visibility
niu
leg
Niupaulaan
Newfoundland
niuviqtuq
buys something (he...)
niuviriaqtuq
shopping (she goes...)
niuvirvik
store
Niuvirvik matusimajuq.
closed (The store is...)
niuvirviralaaq
corner store
nuijagaq
sweater
nuila
fur trim around hood of a parka
nujakittuq
short hair
nujakutaak
long hair
nujangit qirniqtut
dark hair
nujangit qurjut
light hair
nujat
hair
nukaq
younger sibling (of the same sex)
nukaqtiqpaaq
youngest sibling (the...)
nukillausiriji
electrician
nuliaq
wife
nulu
buttock
numaagijanga
sad (it makes him...)
nuna
land
nunalik
community
nunaqqatigiit
people from the same community
nunarait
flowers
nunaraq
flower
nunasiuqtuq
drives a car (she...)
nunasiut
car
Nunatsiaq
Northwest Territories
Nunatsiavut
Nunatsiavut
Nunavik
Nunavik
nunivattuq
berry-picking (she/he is…)
nunnguani
at the end of
nuqarutit
ropes for securing a tent
nuqqangajuq
still; motionless
nuqqaqtuq
stops (he/she...)
nuqqarit!
stop!
nuqqarvik
stop sign
Nuuvasikuusa
Nova Scotia
nuvattunga
cold (I have a...)
nuvipiri
November
nuviqsaqtuq
knits (she...)
nuvua
point of land
nuvuja
cloud
nuvujajuq
It's cloudy.