Inuktut Glossary

A B C D F G H I J K L M N P Q R S T U V
saa
table
saangani
in front of
Saasikaasuan
Saskatchewan
saattuq
thin (it is...)
saavittuq
launches a boat (she...)
saipamiinngaaliqtuq
from just after 7:00 to 7:30
saipamuuliqtuq
from just after 6:30 to just before 7:00
saipamuuqtuq
7 o'clock
saipan
seven
sakiaq
sister-in-law (husband’s sister)
sakik
parents-in-law
sakikkuttinni
in-laws (at the house of my...)
sakiqpaaq
grandparents-in-law
sakkut
bullets
saliguut
seal skin scraper
Salliit
Coral Harbour
salluq
skinny (person or animal)
salummaqsaijuq
cleans (he/she...)
sanajuq
works (she/he...)
sanannguagaq
carving
sanarulujarnik
odd jobs
sangungajuq
crooked; it is not straight
sanianiittuq
beside (it is...)
Sanikiluaq
Sanikiluaq
sanikkuvik
garbage can
saniqtuq
sweeps (he/she...)
Sanirajak
Hall Beach
saniraq
side (of body)
sanngiittuq
weak; it is not strong
sanngijuq
strong
sassi
six
saumik
left
saumimmut sangulutit
Turn left. (command)
saunik
bone
savik
knife
savvik
chest
siarrijautikutaaqtuq
skis (he/she...)
siaruai
Just a moment (...please),
siggaliat
cigarettes
Siipiisiikkut
Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC)
siiqquq
knee
siisi
cheese
sijja
shore
siksik
Arctic ground squirrel
siku
ice
sikuvalliajuq
ice is forming
sila
weather; the environment
sila piuppat
if the weather is good
Sila qanuippa?
What's the weather like?
silaittuq
foolish (he/she/it is...)
silakammak
bad weather
silaluttuq
rains (it...)
silami
outside
silapaaq
parka outer shell
silaqqiqtuq
clear skies
Silasi qanuippa?
How's the weather where you are?
silataani
outside of
silataaniittuq
outside of (it is...)
silattiavak
beautiful weather
silatujuq
wise (he/she is...)
silittuq
wide
sinaa
floe edge
sinaani
at the edge of
singirniq
ankle
siniktuq
sleeps (he...)
sinikutaattuq
sleeps in (he/she...)
siniliqtuq
falls asleep (he/she...)
sinittuq
sleeps (he/she...)
sinnatuqtuq
dreams (he...)
siqiiq
zipper
siqiniq
sun
siqiniq nipijuq
sunset
siqiniq nuijuq
sunrise
siqinngujaq
clock
siqinningittuq
sunny (It is not ...)
siqinniqtuq
sunny (it's...)
siqqu
aged seal flipper
siqumittuq
breaks (it...)
sirluaq
storage shed
sitamat
four
sitamaujunngigaqtut
seven
sitamaujuqtut
eight
sitammiq
Thursday
sitipiri
September
siummiutaak
earrings
siuraq
sand
siusirijuq
earache
siut
ear
sivataarvik
Saturday
sivaujaq
cookie
sivikittuq
short (distance or time)
sivitujuq
long (distance or time)
sivuliqti
Premier
sivulliq
first (the...)
sivulliqpaaq
first one (the...)
sivuraaniittuq
in front of (it is...)
sivuurajuq
apprehensive (he/she feels...)
sivuurajuq
apprehensve (he/she feels...)
suattuq
scolds someone (he/she...)
sukakkuvik
sugar bowl
sukalisuungujunga
sugar (I take ... with my coffee/tea)
sukalisuungunngittunga
sugar (I do not take ...)
sukalisuunguviit?
sugar (Do you take...?)
sukaq
sugar
Sukkaigialaurit!
Slow down!
sukkailijuq
slows down (it...)
Sukkaillutit uqaruk.
Say it slowly.
sukkaittuq
slow
sukkajukkuurut
fax machine
sukkajuq
fast
sukkalijuq
goes fast (he/she...)
sukuttianiippa?
Where exactly is it?
sukuttianut?
where to exactly?
sulaaqqit?
What will you be doing?
sulauqqit?
What did you do?
suli
still
suliqqa?
What is he doing right now?
suliriva?
What is he up to; what does he do?
sullukutaak
hallway
suluk
feather
summaat?
why?
suna?
what?
sunaup mitsaanut?
what about?
sunaup mitsaanut?
what about?
sunauva?
What is it?
suniaqqit?
What will you be doing?
sunnaittuq
stormy weather
suqqattaqqit?
What do you usually do?
suqqauvit?
What did you do earlier today?
surusiq
child
suva?
What is he/she doing?
suvalik
food seasoned with fish eggs
suvit?
What are you doing?