Inuktut Glossary

A B C D F G H I J K L M N P Q R S T U V
qaanganiittuq
on top (it is...)
qagaaqtuq
whitecaps
qaigit
Come! (command)
qaiguk
Bring it here; Give it to me.
qaikkik
Bring the two of them here.
qaikkit
Bring all of them here.
qaiqsugaaq
rocky ground
qairulik
harp seal
qajaq
kayak
qajaqtuqtuq
kayaks (he/she...)
qajuq
broth
qaksungaut
tie for an amauti
qakuqtaq
white
qalasiq
belly button
qalipaaq
outer shell of a parka
qaliralik
turbot
qallu
eyebrow
qallunaatitusuunguviit?
English (Do you speak...?)
qallunaatitut
English (language)
qamaniq
place where a river widens
Qamani’tuaq
Baker Lake
qamiguk
Turn it off. (command)
qaminngajuq
off (It's turned...)
qamutaujakkut
by snowmobile
qamutaujaq
snowmobile
qamutiik
sled
Qanga Iqalunnut nuunniqqit?
When did you move to Iqaluit?
Qanga nalliutisuunguvit?
When is your birthday?
Qanga utirniaqqa?
When will she be back?
qanga?
when? (past/future)
qangatasuukkuvik
airport
qangatasuuq
airplane
Qangatasuuq kinguvariaqtausimajuq.
delayed (the flight is...)
Qangatasuuq nuqqaqtitaq
cancelled (the flight is...)
qangatasuuqti
pilot
qangattaut
ticket (airplane)
qangatuinnaq
whenever
qanimajuq
sick (he feels...)
qaniq
mouth
qanittuq
near; close
qanitturuluk
close by (it is...)
qanniqqaa?
snowing (Is it...?)
qanniqtuq
snowing (it's...)
qanuilivit?
What did you say?
qanuingi
fine
qanuinngittuguk
We (2) are fine.
qanuinngittugut
We (3+) are fine.
qanuinngittunga
I'm fine.
qanuinngittuq
fine (he/she/it is...)
qanuippa?
How is she / he / it?
qanuippaak
How are the two of them?
qanuippat?
How are they (3 or more people)?
qanuippisi?
How are all of you?
qanuippisik?
How are the two of you?
qanuippit?
How are you?
Qanuq isumavit?
What do you think?
qanuq?
how?
qanuruuq?
What is it?; What was that?
qanutigi?
for how long?
qaqqajaaq
hill
qaqqaq
mountain
qaqsauq
loon
qaqtu
lip
qarasaujaq
computer
qarasaujaralaaq
laptop
qarlialuuk
wind pants
qarliik
pants
qasigiaq
harbour seal
qatannguti
sibling
qatsimuuqqa?
What time is it?
qatsimuuqqat?
at what time? (in the future)
qatsimuuqtillugu?
What time was it... (when something happened)?
qatsinik
how many?
Qatsinik pijumavit?
How many do you want?
Qatsinik qiturngaqaqqit?
How many children do you have?
qatsiralaaqpa?
How much (money) will it be?
qatsiralauqqa?
How much (money) was it?
Qatsiulaaqqisi?
How many will you be?
qattirijikkut
fire department
qaujimajuq
knows (she/he...)
qaujisaqtuq
investigates (she/he...)
qaumajuq
light (it gives off...)
qaumat
lights
qaummaqqut
lamp
qaumtaujaqtuq
drives a snowmobile (she...)
qauppalli?
What about tomorrow?
qauppat
tomorrow
Qauppat kisuulaaqqa?
What day is it tomorrow?
Qauppat sulaaqqa?
What is she doing tomorrow?
qauq
forehead
qausiqtuq
wet
Qausuittuq
Resolute Bay
qautamaat
every day
qiajuq
cries (he/she...)
qigguq
rocky terrain
qikaqtuq
vacation; holidays (she is on...)
qikattialaaqqutit!
Have a great holiday!
qikiqtaq
island
Qikiqtarjuaq
Qikiqtarjuaq
qilalugaq
beluga (also, narwhal in some dialects)
qilalugaqtuq
whale (He caught a...)
qilalukkiaqtuq
She has gone whale hunting.
qilaut
drum
qilliqtuq
CD; compact disk
qiluaq
belt
qimiriat
eyelashes
qimirluk
spine
qimirruagaq
magazine
qimmiq
dog
qimujjuk
snowdrift
qingaq
nose
Qingaut
Bathurst Inlet
qiniruk
Find it. (command)
qinngut
brow
qipik
blanket
qirniqtaq
black
qisik
skin (sea animals)
qisuttuq
vapour that rises from open water as the weather gets cold
qitiq
waist
qitiq
middle
qitiqtiq
middle finger
qitirluttunga
sore back (I have a...)
qiturngaq
child (refers only to someone's own child)
qiunngittunga
cold (I am not...)
qiuviit?
cold (Are you ...?)
quaittuq
slipped (she/he...)
quakkuvik
freezer
quaq
frozen meat
quaqaut
fridge
quaqtuq
frozen
quiqsuqtuq
coughs (he...)
qujannamiik
thank you
Qujannamiik qaujimatikkavinnga
Thanks for letting me know.
qujjaunnat
eel
qukiut
rifle
qulaa kingulliq
second floor
qulaa sivulliq
first floor
qulaani
noon
qulaaniittuq
above (it is...)
qulaanuarlutit
go upstairs
qulit
ten
qulittaq
caribou parka with fur outside
qulittaujaq
parka
quliunngigaqtut
nine
qulliq
lamp (seal oil)
qummuattajuukkut
go up the elevator
qummut
upward
qungasiq
neck
qungasiruq
scarf; men's tie
qungulik
sorrel
quqsuqtaq
yellow
Qurluqtuq
Kugluktuk
qurlurniq
waterfall
qurvik
toilet
qusujuq
sad (he is...)
qutturaak
thigh
quviagijara
I enjoy it.
quviagijaujuq
source of happiness
quvianaqtuq
something that brings happiness, contentment, pleasant memories
quviasugialauqsimajunga
away for Christmas (I was...)
Quviasugit Quviasuvimmi
Merry Christmas
quviasuktunga
happy (I am...)
quviasunngittunga
sad (I am....)
quviasuppiit?
happy (Are you ...?)
quviasuusiaq
Christmas present
quviasuvvik
Christmas