Inuktut Glossary

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aagga
no
aaggaa suli
not yet
aaggaqai
probably not; I don't think so.
aaggiisi
August
aanniajuq
pain (he/she is in...)
aanniajuq
sick; in pain (he/she is...)
aanniasiuqti
nurse
aanniasiuqtiujunga
nurse (I am a...)
aanniavik
hospital
aanniqtuq
injured; hurt (he/she is...)
Aantiuriu
Ontario
aarluk
orca
aatsuu
I don't know.
Aatuvaa
Ottawa
Aatuvaamiutaujunga
I'm from Ottawa.
Aavuuta
Alberta
aggaak
gloves (two)
aggat
hand
aggaut
forearm
aggualaqisaaq
stew
ailiruk!
Go get it! (command)
aippaq
spouse; partner; common-law
aippikkut
Tuesdays (on...)
aippiq
Tuesday
aippitamaat
Tuesday (every...)
airaapik
brother-in-law (sister’s husband)
airaapik
sister-in-law (brother’s wife)
aitsiqtuq
get someone/something (he/she goes to...)
aitsirniaqtunga
get someone (I will go...)
Aivilik
coast between Chesterfield Inlet and Repulse Bay
aiviq
walrus
aivvaktuq
walrus (he/she caught a ...)
aivviaqtuq
walrus hunting (he/she has gone...)
ajak
aunt (mother’s sister)
ajjigiik
same (they are the...)
ajjigiingittuuk
different (the two of them are...)
ajjiliurut
camera
ajjinnguaq
photograph
ajuqsangittuq
rich; he/she has plenty 
ajuqsaqtuq
poor; he/she is in need
akaugunniiqtuq
turned bad; deteriorated
akaujuq
good; convenient
akautsianngittunga
I don’t feel well.
aki
price
akia
the other side
akiani
across from; on the other side
akikilligiaqsimajuq
on sale
akikittuq
cheap (it is...)
akilik
costs something; it is not free.
akilitsaq
bill; receipt
akiqalauqtuq $1,200-mik
cost (it...$1,200 dollars)
akiqanngittuq
free; it has no cost
akisiq
pillow
akitujuq
expensive (it is...)
akkak
uncle (father’s brother)
akpa
murre
Akukittut
Greenland (informal)
akuliaq
area between the eyes
akuni
distance between objects; time between events
akunialuk
long time (a...)
Akunialuk aullaqsimalaaqqit?
long time (Will you be gone a...)
akunigusuttuq
impatient (he/she feels...)
akuniujaqtulaarama
long time (I will be going for a...)
akunninganiittuq
between (it is...)
akuq
amaut (long tailed style)
akłak
grizzly bear
alianaigijara
joy (it gives me...); I enjoy it.
alianaigusuttuq
enjoys something; he/she is having fun doing something 
alianait
wonderful (it's...)
aliqsiik
socks (a pair)
allarut
towel
allavvik
office
allavvimmi
office (in/at the...)
allavvimmit
from the office
allavvimmut
to the office
allirujaak
scissors
alliruuk
jaws (2)
allu
hole in the ice where seals come up to breathe
allusiuqtuq
seals' breathing holes (he/she looks for...)
aluiqqanaq
avalanche
alurluujaut
rug
aluut
spoon
aluutiqpak
spoon (big)
amaruq
wolf
amauq
great-grandfather
amauqpaaq
great-great grandfather
amauti
parka with pouch at the back for carrying a child
amiat
colours
amiq
skin (land animals)
amisuliurut
photocopier
amisut
lots, many
amittuq
narrow (it is...)
ammalu
and
ammattauq
and; what's more
ammut
downward
ammuumajjialangajuq
clam digging (he/she will be going...)
ammuumajuq
clam
anaana
mother
anaanakkutinni
at my mother's place
anaanatsiaq
grandmother
anarvik
washroom
anaullagat
drums
angak
uncle (mother’s brother)
angijuk
older sibling (same sex)
angijuq
big (it is...)
angijuqtaq
skirt
angijuqtaujaq
amaut (skirted style)
angijuttiqpaaq
eldest (the...)
angilaaq
biggest (the...)
angiluaqtuq
too big (it is...)
anginiqsauva?
bigger (is he/she/it...?)
angirraqsimaniaqtunga
home (I will be at...)
angirraujuq
home (she goes...)
angunasuttuq
hunts (he/she...)
angut
man
anijuq
leaves; goes out (he/she...)
anik
brother of a female
anikainnaqsimajuq
stepped out for a moment (he/she...)
anngakuluk
female's brother's child
annuraanut paniqsaut
clothes dryer
annuraanut uasarvik
washing machine
annuraaqtuq
gets dressed (he/she...)
annuraat
clothing
annuttuq
frowns (he/she...)
anu
harness (dog team)
anuraalliujjaujuq
caught in heavy winds
anuraaqtuq
windy (it's...)
apijuq
snow (falls and covers)
apiriguk
Ask him/her! (command)
apirijuq
asks (he/she...)
apisimajuq
snow-covered
aput
snow
Apvituuk
Hopedale
aqiattuqtunga
full (I am...)
aqiggiq
ptarmigan
aqittuq
soft
aqpik
cloudberry
aqqut
street
aqsaq
ball
aqsarniit
northern lights
aqturijuq
unfit; he/she is in poor shape
aqua
bow of a boat
aquti
driver
aquttunnaqtuq
drive (he/she is able to...)
aquttuq
drives (he/she...)
arnaq
woman
arraagu
year; next year
arraagulimaaq
all year
arraagumi tamatumani
in this year
arraagutaaqqaummut ikaarvia
New Year's
arraagutamaat
every year
arraani
last year
Arvialiaqtuq
goes to Arviat (he/she...)
Arviat
Arviat
arvik
bowhead whale
asingattauq
and another thing; another one
asivaqtuq
hunting (he/she is going...)
asukuluk
oh yeah?; I see; that’s good to hear.
ataaniittuq
underneath (it is)
ataanuarlutit
Go downstairs! (command)
ataata
father
ataatatsiaq
grandfather
atajuq
dress
atausiq
one
atigi
caribou parka with fur inside
atii
Come on!; Let's go!; Go ahead.
atiliuqtara
sign it (I...)
attak
aunt (father’s sister)
attunaaq
rope
atuqtaujuq
It is used (passive)
atuqtuq
uses something (he/she...)
aujalimaaq
all summer
aujaq
summer
aujatamaat
every summer
aujuittuq
glacier
auk
blood
aulajuq
motion (it's in...)
aulausirijikkut
power plant
aulautit
outboard motor
aullalaaqtuq
depart, he/she will.... (tomorrow or later)
aullalauqtuq
departed, he/she... (yesterday or earlier)
aullaliqtuq
departing (he/she is...right now)
aullaqqaujuq
departed, he/she...(earlier today)
aullaqsimajuq
away; out of town (he is...)
aullaqtuq
departs (he/she...)
aullarniaqtuq
depart, he/she will... (later today)
aunaaqtunga
bleeding (I am...)
aupajaangajuq
orange
aupajaattuq
pink
aupalakaattunga
chicken pox (I have...)
aupaqtuq
red
Ausuittuq
Grise Fiord
avalu
wall
avani
over there (in that area...)
Avatilirijikkut
Department of the Environment
avatit
twenty
avinngannguaq (qarasaujaq)
mouse (computer)
avinngaq
lemming
Gavamalirijikkut
Department of Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs
guulu
gold
haakiqtuq
hockey (he/she plays...)
haakirvik
hockey arena
Haamalakkunnii iqqanaijaqqit?
Do you work at the hamlet?
Haamalakkut
hamlet (municipal government)
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
other one of a pair (the...)
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
iittiaq
yes, indeed
iji
eye
ijjujuq
thick (it is...)
ijukkaqtuq
falls down (he...)
ikajuqtaujumajunga
help (I'd like some ...)
ikajuqtuq
helps (he/she...)
ikani
there (in that spot...)
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
ikkattuq
shallow (it is...)
ikkiittuq
dull; it is not sharp
Ikpiarjuk
Arctic Bay
ikulliaqtuq
wind (There's no...)
ikumajuq
on (it is turned...)
ikumat
matches
ikusik
elbow
ila
relative; family member
ilaali
You’re welcome.
ilaannikkut
sometimes
ilagiit
family
ilajaakka
extended family (my...)
ilakka
family (my...)
ilangit
some of them
ilattinni
at our relatives’ place
ilaujuq
accompanies someone (he/she...)
iliapamuuqtuq
11 o'clock
iliapan
eleven
ilijjivik
shelf
ilinniaqati
classmate
ilinniaqti
student
ilinniaqtitsijiujunga
teacher (I am a...)
Ilinniaqtulirijikkut
Department of Education
ilinniaqtuq
learns (he/she...)
ilinniarvik
school; classroom
Ilinniarvimmi iqqanaijaqtunga.
work at the school (I...)
ilinniavimmuuqtuq
goes to the school (he/she...)
ilinnit
than you (comparison)
ilinnut akauva?
Is that good or convenient for you?
Iliqqusilirijikkut
Department of Culture and Language
iliragijanga
He/she is afraid to disappoint him/her.
ilisaiji
teacher
ilisaijjut
lesson
ilitsi
you (3+)
ilitsik
you (2)
ilitsili?
What about you (3+) ?
ilitsilli?
What about you (2) ?
ilitsinni
at your place
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
illukuluapik
cousins (both female)
illukutaat
row house
illulirijuq
works on a house (he/she...)
illuq
cousin
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 (they are...)
illuup sanianiittuq
beside the house (it's...)
iluani
inside
iluiliq
mainland
imaani
water (in the...)
imalik
contains a liquid (it...)
imaq
water (an expanse of water)
imaqanngittuq
empty (it is...)
imarmiutat
sea mammals and fish
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 ...)
imirumavit?
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.
immulisuunguvit?
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
initsaliuqsimajunga
appointment (I have an...)
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
singing (he/she is...)
inngirut
accordian
inuit
Inuit; also people
Inuit Piqutinginnik Nautsiqtuqtikkut
Inuit Heritage Trust
Inuit Qikiqtani Katujjiqatigiikkunginni iqqanaijaqtuq.
works at Qikiqtani Inuit Association (he...)
inuksiutinik
Inuit (country) food
inuktituusuungujunga.
Inuktitut (I speak...)
inuktituusuunguvit ?
Inuktitut (Do you speak... ?)
inutuaq
alone; someone on their own
iparaut
whip (dog team)
ipittuq
sharp (it is...)
ipiutat
traces (dog team)
ippassaani
yesterday (the day before...)
ippatsaq
yesterday
ippiarjuk
pocket
ipuut
paddle; oar
iqailisaqtuq
exercises (he/she...)
iqaittuq
flexible (it is...)
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
iqaqtuq
rigid; it is inflexible
iqiasuttuq
lazy (he/she feels...)
iqiqquq
little finger; baby finger
iqisulik
curly hair
iqqanaijaakkut aullapappit?
travel with your work (Do you...?)
iqqanaijajjaalaanngittuq
working (he won't be...)
iqqanaijaqati
co-worker; colleague
Iqqanaijaqtulirijikkunni iqqanaijaqtunga.
work at the Dept. of Human Resources (I...)
iqqanaijaqtuq
working (he/she is...)
iqqanaijariaqtuq
work (he/she is going to...)
iqqanaijariiruma
when I am done work
iqqanaijariiruvit
when you are done work
iqqaqtigajak
leather
iqqaqtuivik
courthouse
iqqaumajuq
remembers (he/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
cup; mug
irngutaq
grandchild
irniq
son
isigat
foot
isigaujaak
shoes (a pair)
isiqtuq
enters (he/she...)
isiriut
button
isumaalunnianngilatit
worry (don't...)
isumajunga
think (I ...)
isuqtaq
grey
isuraqtujuq
lead dog (dog team)
itijuq
deep (it is...)
itimak
palm of the hand
itsivautakutaak
sofa
itsivautaq
chair
ittirvik
suitcase
ittuq
old man; (in some dialects) grandfather
ivalu
thread
iviangiik
breasts
ivvilli?
What about you (1)?
ivvit
you (1)
iłuuraq
lake trout
jaa
jam
jaalirumaviit?
jam (Do you want ... ?)
jaannuari
January
jaikak
jacket
Jaikak siqiiruk.
Zip up your jacket. (command)
jaikaktariik
suit
jiulu
zero
julai
July
juuni
June
kaakkama
hungry (because I am...)
kaaktunga
hungry (I am...)
kaapi
coffee
kaapiliuqtuq
makes coffee (he/she...)
kaapiliurut
coffee pot; coffee maker
Kaapimut sukalisunguvit?
Do you take sugar with your coffee?
kaapiqtuq
drinks coffee (he/she...)
kaapituqtuq
drinks coffee (he/she...)
kaapiturumajunga
coffee (I would like...)
kaapiturumanngittunga
coffee (I don't want...)
kaapiturumavit?
coffee (Would you like...?)
kaapiturvik
coffee shop
kaattuq
hungry (he/she is...)
kajjaaqtuq
craves (he/she...)
kajjaarinngitait
dreary (you find it...)
kajjiq
head (top of the...)
kajuq
brown
kakiak
fork
kakiaqpak
fork (big)
kakiaralaak
fork (little)
kakivak
fishing spear
kakkiviaq
area below the nose and above the lip
Kalaallit Nunaat
Greenland (official name)
kallulik
loon (Arctic)
kamaaluuk
boots (rubber)
kamaaluuk ukiuqsiutiik
boots (winter)
kamagijanga
cares for her/him/it (he...)
kamaji
co-ordinator
kamiik
boots (skin)
kamikutaak
boots (long)
kamillangillutit
boots (Don't take your... off.)
kamillarlutit
boots (Please take your ... off.)
kanaak
shin
kanajuq
sculpin
kanani
down there (in that spot...)
Kanata
Canada
Kanatami Mirnguisirvilirijikkut
Parks Canada
Kangiqtugaapik
Clyde River
kangiqtuk
inlet; fiord
Kangiqłiniq
Rankin Inlet
kanguq
snow goose
kanngugijait
shy (he/she makes you feel...)
kanngusuktutit
shy (you are ...)
kappiagijanga
afraid of her (he is...)
kappiasuttunga
afraid (I am...)
kappiasuttuq
afraid (he/she is...)
kataktuq
fell (it...)
katimajuq
meets; he/she is in a meeting
katimajut
meeting (they are...)
katimaqatigijunnaqinnga?
meet with me (can you...?)
katimavik
boardroom; meeting place
kauttungajak
winkle (littorina)
Kiap ukua?
Who do these (3+) belong to?
Kiap una?
Who does this belong to?
kiati
blouse
kiattuq
sweating (he/she is...)
kigunniarvik
dentist's office
kigutangirnaq
blueberry
kiguti
tooth
kii
key
kiillajuuk
pliers
kiinaq
face
kiinaujakkuvik
bank
Kiinaujalirijikkut
Department of Finance
kiinaujaq
money
Kikiak
Rigolet
kikiak
nail (hardware)
kikiatsijjut
stapler
kikkajaaq
bones with meat
kikkut?
who? (when asking about more than one person)
kiliqtunga
cut myself (I...)
killuutit
saw (tool)
kimattut
a small ulu used to cut skin
kimmik
heel
kimminnaq
cranberry
Kimmirusiariamut
trail to Kimmirut
Kimmirut
Kimmirut
kina?
who?
Kinaugavit?
Can I get your name?
kinauva?
What is his / her name?
kinauvit?
What's your name?
kinguk
sea louse
kingulliq
last (the...)
kingulliqpaaq
last one (the very...)
kinguppak
shrimp
kinngait
mountains
Kinngait
Kinngait
kisarvik
place to anchor
kisaut
anchor
kisiani
only
kisiani
but
kisulirijiuvit?
What do you do for a living?
kisuturumavit?
What would you like to eat?
kiujuq
answers (he/she...)
Kiupa
Cuba
kivitsijuq
lifts something (she/he...)
kuanniq
seaweed
kujapigaq
whale vertabrae
kukik
nail (finger or toe)
kukkittapaarut
guitar
kullu
thumb
Kupiak
Quebec
Kuugaaruk
Kugaaruk
kuugalaak
creek
kuuk
river
kuuqarvik
kitchen
kuuqarvimiittunga
kitchen (I’m in the...)
luuttaaq
doctor
maani
here (in this area...)
maaniittuq
around here (it is...)
maanimiutauvunga
I'm from here.
Maanituuva
Manitoba
maanna
now
maannaruluk
soon
maatsi
March
mai
May
maittuq
hurts (it...)
majuqqait
steep inclines
majurautit
stairs
makittaqtuq
cards (he/she plays...)
makittuq
gets up (he/she...)
makivvia
Easter
Makkuuvik
Makkovik
maligaliriji
lawyer
Maligalirijikkut
Department of Justice
maligalirijiujunga
lawyer (I am a...)
maligaliuqti
Member of the Legislative Assembly
maligaliurvik
Legislative Assembly
maligaq
law
malittuq
follows; comes along (he/she...)
malliqtuq
wavy; rough water
mamaqsaqtunga
like the taste (I...)
mamarijara
like the taste of it (I...)
mamariviuk?
Do you like the taste of it?
mamianaq
sorry (I'm...)
mamiattuq
sorry (he/she feels...)
maniittuq
uneven surface; it is rough; not smooth
maniraq
smooth surface; flat ground
manirattuq
flat or smooth surface
manniit
eggs
marraq
mud
marruuk
two
matalirumavit?
Do you want butter?
mattaaq
skin of beluga or narwhal
matu
door
matuingajuq
open (it is...)
matusimajuq
closed (it is...)
mauliqtuq
hunts seals at their breathing holes (he/she...)
Mialigait nunangat
United States
Mialigaqtaliminiq
American Islands (near Iqaluit)
Miasiku
Mexico
mikigaq
raw meat
mikijumik
little bit (a...)
mikijuq
small (it is...)
mikiliraq
ring finger
mikiluaqtuq
too small (it's...)
minijuq
drizzling (it's...)
minista
minister (government)
miqqut
needle
miqsuqtuq
sewing (he/she is...)
miqsuut
sewing machine
mirianngujuq
nauseous (he/she feels...)
miriaqtuq
vomits (he/she...)
mirnguiqsirvik
park
mitiq
duck
mitsaanut
about
Mittimatalik
Pond Inlet
mumiqtuq
dances (he/she...)
naalaut
radio
naalautiqarvik
radio station
naalautittuq
radio (he/she listens to the...)
naammattuq
It's O.K.
naanngujunga
stomach ache (I have a ...)
naaq
stomach
naasaijuq
counts (he/she...)
naasauti
number
naatsiingujalaarniaq
Saturday (Iqaluit dialect)
naatsiingujaq
Sunday
naggajjau
Monday
nagguarmik
ring
naimuuliqtuq
from just after 8:30 to just before 9:00
naimuuqtuq
9 o'clock
nainniqsaq
shorter
naittua
short hand (clock)
naittuq
short
najak
sister of a male
najjuk
antler (caribou)
najugaq
place where one resides
nakinngaaqqit?
Where are you coming (back) from?
nakit?
from where?
nakituinnaq
from anywhere; from all over
nakurmiik
thank you
Nakurmiik niritikkavinga.
Thank you for the meal.
nakurmiimmarialuk
Thank you very much.
naliak
which one?
nallaqtuq
lies down (she...)
nalligijara
love him/her/it (I...)
nalligijaujuq
loved (she/he is...)
nalligusuktunga
feel love for (I...)
nalligusunnaq
Valentine's Day
nalligusuttuq
love (he/she is in...)
nalliutijuq
birthday (he/she is having their...today)
Nalliutisuungujunga iipurimi.
My birthday is in April.
Nalliutisuungujunga juunimi.
My birthday is in June.
nalliutisuuq
birthday (he/she has their...on such and such a day)
nalujuq
unsure (he/she is feeling...)
nalulirama
confused (I am...)
nalunaikkutaq
indication; sign; signal
Nami inuunikuuvit?
Where were you born?
Nami iqqanaijaqqit?
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
namunngaqqauviuk?
Where did you put it? (earlier today)
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/she 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 (sewing)
naqittaut
keyboard (computer)
naqsaq
valley
nasaq
hat
natiruviattuq
drifting snow
natsaqtuq
carries; hauls; transports (he/she...)
natsarlugit!
Bring them (along)!
Natsilik
coast between Kugaaruk and Gjoa Haven
natsiminiq
ringed seal meat
natsiq
ringed seal
natsiqsiuriaqtuq
seal hunting (he/she goes...)
natsiqtuq
caught a ringed seal (he/she...)
natsirasugiaqtuq
seal hunting (he/she has gone...)
natsivak
hooded seal
nattiminirmik uujuliuqtuq
seal broth (he/she makes...)
nattiminirmik uujuqtuqtuq
seal broth (he/she eats...)
Naujaat
Naujaat
naujaq
seagull
nauli?
where (and/but...?)
niaqunngujuq
headache (he/she has a...)
Niaqunnguut
Apex (neighbourhood in Iqaluit)
niaquq
head
nijjajut
music
nijjausijaqti
musician
nijjausijaqtuq
playing music (he/she is...)
nikku
dried meat
niksik
fishing hook
nillasuktuq
It is cold (weather).
nillinaqtuq
cool (liquid).
ningauk
son-in-law; brother-in-law (of the same sex)
ningiuq
old woman; (in some dialects) grandmother
ninngaumajuq
angry (he/she is...)
nipijjut
glue
nipisa
sea leech
niqi
food
niqiliurniaqtunga
food (I will make...)
niqtiuqtuq
cooks (he/she...)
nirijuguk
eating, we (2) are...
nirijugut
eating, we (3+) are...
nirijunga
eating, I am...
nirijuq
eating, she/he is...
nirijusi
eating, you (3+) are...
nirijusik
eating, you (2) are...
nirijut
eating, they are (3+)...
nirijutit
eating, you (1) are...
nirijuuk
eating, they (2) are...
nirivijjuaq
feast (community event)
nirivik
restaurant
nirivimiittunga
dining room (I am in...)
nirjut
animal (wild or domestic)
nirlik
Canada goose
nirritit
dishes
niruaqtaujuq
chosen; elected (he/she is...)
niruaqtuq
chooses; elects (he/she)
nirukittuq
narrow (tight space/object)
nittaittuq
weather with low visibility
niu
leg
Niupaulaan
Newfoundland
niuviqtuq
buys something (he...)
niuviriaqtuq
shopping (he/she goes...)
niuvirvik
store
Niuvirvik matusimajuq.
closed (The store is...)
Niuvirvimmi iqqanaijaqtunga.
work at the store (I...)
niuvirviralaaq
corner store
niviugguq
protective (to be...)
nuakuluk
female's sister's child
nuijagaq
sweater
nuila
fur trim around hood of a parka
nujakittuq
short hair
nujakutaak
long hair
nujangit qurjut
light hair
nujat
hair
nukaq
younger sibling (of the same sex)
nukaqtiqpaaq
youngest sibling (the...)
nukillausiriji
electrician
nuliaq
wife
nulu
buttock
nuluat
fishing net
numaagijanga
sad (it makes him...)
nuna
land
Nunainguk
Nain
Nunaingumiuk 
someone from Nain
nunakkuurut
automobile
nunalik
community
nunaqqatigiit
people from the same community
nunarait
flowers
nunaraq
flower
nunasiuqtuq
drives a car (he/she...)
nunasiut
car
Nunatsiaq
Northwest Territories
Nunatsiavut
Nunatsiavut
Nunavik
Nunavik
Nunavut ullunga
Nunavut Day (July 9)
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
nutaaq
new
Nuuvasikuusa
Nova Scotia
nuvattunga
cold (I have a...)
nuvipiri
November
nuviqsaqtuq
knits (she...)
nuvua
point of land
nuvuja
cloud
nuvujajuq
cloudy (it is...)
paa
opening; doorway
paallaktuq
trips (he/she...)
paani
up there (in that area...)
paimuuqtuq
5 o'clock
paippaamuurijjut
printer
paippaanut tuqquivik
filing cabinet
paippaaq
paper
pairivik
daycare
palaugaaq
bannock
palaugaaqturit
Have some bannock. (command)
palaugaaqturumajunga
Give me some bannock.
paliaq
plate
paliisi
police (officer)
paliisikkut
police department
paliisiujunga
police officer (I am a...)
panik
daughter
paniqtuq
dry
panniq
bull caribou
Panniqtuuq
Pangnirtung
Panniqtuusiariamut
trail to Panniqtuuq
Pannituurmiussajaujunga
originally from Pangnirtung (I am...)
paqqut
aged caribou fat & bone marrow
parnattuq
preparations to leave (he/she is making...)
patiujaq
candle
patuttuq
ice fog (there is...)
paunnaq
fireweed (dwarf)
paurngaq
crowberry
pautiik
kayak paddle
pavvik
wrist
pia
beer
piattuq
smooth/slippery (it is...)
piga
mine (possession)
pigiaqtuq
starts (he/she...)
piiqtuq
removed (it is...)
piit
yours (it is...)
piittuq
rough; it is not smooth
pijariiqsimajuq
finished (it's...)
pijassaqaluaqtunga
busy (I am very...)
pijikataaq
waiter
pijjuti
purpose
pikani
up there (in that spot...)
pilirijara
working on it (I am...)
pilirivit?
busy (are you...?)
pinasuarusilimaaq
all week
pinasuarusiq
week
pinasuarusitamaat
every week
pinasuarusiulaaqtumi
next week
pinasuarusiulauqtumi
last week
pinasuarusiup nunngua
weekend
pinasuarusiup nunnguani
on the weekend
Pinasuarusiup nunnguani sulaaqqit?
What are you doing this weekend?
pinga
hers; his
pingajuat
third one (the...)
pingasunik ikarranik
three hours
pingasut
three
pingasuujuqtut
six
pingat
their
pingatsiq
Wednesday
pinnguaq
game; toy
Pinnguaqtulirijikkut
Department of Recreation
pinnguaqtuq
plays (he/she...)
pinnguariaqtuq
compete (he/she goes somewhere to...)
pinnguarvik
recreation centre
piqalujaq
iceberg
piqati
friend
piqatikkuttinni
at my friend's place
piqsinngittuq
blizzard (there is not a...)
piqsiqqaa?
blizzard (Is there a...?)
piqsiqtuq
blizzard (there is a...)
piruqsiaq
cultivated plant
piruqtuminiit
plants
piruqtuq
grows (it...)
pirut
rocks for securing a tent
pisuktit
land animals
pisuttuq
walking (she/he is...)
pitsiulaaq
guillemot
pitti
dried fish
piturnivik
tide at full moon
piugijara
like it (I...)
piujummarik
good (very...)
piujuq
good (it is...)
piuksaqtunga
like something (I...)
piulaangujuq
best (it is the...)
piulaaq
best one (the...)
piuniqsaq
better
piuniqsaujuq
better (it's...)
Pivalliajulirijikkut
Department of Economic Development
piviarnaqtuq
pleasing, beautiful
pualu
mitten
pualuuk
mittens (a pair of)
puamuuqtuq
4 o'clock
puijit
sea mammals
pukkittuq
low (it is...)
pulaaqtiqaqtunga
visitors (I have...)
pulaaqtuq
visits (he/she...)
pulaarvik
living room
pulaarvimiittunga
living room (I am in...)
punniq
boiled caribou fat (hardened)
puqtujuq
high (it is...)
puqtujut
highlands
putuguq
toe
puuq
bag; sack
puvak
lung
puvalluktuq
tuberculosis (he/she has...)
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 them (3+) 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
qallunaaqtaq
fabric for sewing
qallunaatitusuunguviit?
English (Do you speak...?)
qallunaatitut
English (language)
qalluuk
eyebrows (2)
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 he/she be back?
qanga?
when? (past/future)
qangatasuukkuvik
airport
Qangatasuukkuvimmi iqqanaijaqtunga.
work at the airport (I...)
qangatasuuq
airplane
Qangatasuuq kinguvariaqtausimajuq.
delayed (the flight is...)
Qangatasuuq nuqqaqtitaq
cancelled (the flight is...)
qangatasuuqti
pilot
qangattaut
airplane ticket
qangatuinnaq
whenever
qangiaq
male's brother's child
qanimajuq
sick (he/she feels...)
qaniq
mouth
qaniqqat
if it snows
qanittuq
near; close
qanitturuluk
close by (it is...)
qanniqqa?
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 they (2) ?
qanuippat?
How are they (3+)?
qanuippisi?
How are you (3+)?
qanuippisik?
How are you (2) ?
qanuippit?
How are you?
Qanuq isumavit?
What do you think?
qanuq?
how?
qanuruuq?
What did you say?
qanutigi?
for how long?
qaqqajaaq
hill
qaqqaq
mountain
qaqsauq
loon (red throated)
qaqtu
lip (lower)
qarasaujaq
computer
qarasaujaqtuq
computer (he/she is using the...)
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)?
qatsimuurngat
At what time did something happen?
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 (3+) be?
qattirijikkut
fire department
qaujimajuq
knows (she/he...)
qaujimaviuk?
Do you know him/her/it?
qaujisaqtuq
investigates (she/he...)
qauliut
kamik stretcher
qaumajuq
light (it gives off...)
qaumat
lights
qaummaqqut
lamp
qaumtaujaqtuq
drives a snowmobile (he/she...)
qaupaqqai?
maybe tomorrow?
qauppalli?
What about tomorrow?
qauppat
tomorrow
Qauppat kisuulaaqqa?
What day is it tomorrow?
Qauppat sulaaqqa?
What is he/she doing tomorrow?
qauq
forehead
qausiqtuq
wet
Qausuittuq
Resolute Bay
qautamaat
every day
qavvik
wolverine
qiajuq
crying (he/she is...)
qigguq
rocky terrain
qikaqtuq
vacation; holidays (she is on...)
qikattialaaqqutit!
Have a great holiday!
qikiqtaq
island
Qikiqtarjuaq
Qikiqtarjuaq; a big island
qilalugaq
beluga (also, narwhal in some dialects)
qilalugaqtuq
caught a whale (he/she...)
qilalukkiaqtuq
whale hunting (he/she has gone...)
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
Qipuqqak  
Postville
qirniqtaq
black
qisik
skin (sea animals)
qisuttuq
vapour that rises from open water as the weather gets cold
qitiq
middle
qitiq
waist
qitiqtiq
middle finger
qitirluttunga
sore back (I have a...)
qittaingajuq
alert (he/she feels...)
qiturngaq
child (refers only to someone's own child)
qiunngittunga
cold (I am not...)
qiuvit?
cold (Are you ...?)
quaittuq
slipped (she/he...)
quakkuvik
freezer
quaq
frozen meat
quaqaut
fridge
quaqtuq
frozen
quinijuq
fat (adjective)
quiqsuqtuq
coughs (he/she...)
qujalijuq
thankful (he/she is...)
qujalinnaq
Thanksgiving
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
qulittaujatsaq
duffle
quliunngigaqtut
nine
qulliq
lamp (seal oil)
qummut
upward
qungasiq
neck
qungasiruq
scarf; men's tie
qungattuq
smiles (he/she...)
qungulik
sorrel
qupanuaq
songbird
quqsuqtaq
yellow
Qurluqtuq
Kugluktuk
qurlurniq
waterfall
qurvik
toilet
qusujuq
sad (he/she is...)
qutturaak
thigh
quviagijara
enjoy it (I...)
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....)
quviasuppit?
happy (Are you ...?)
quviasuttuq
happy (he/she is...)
quviasuusiaq
Christmas present
quviasuvvik
Christmas
saa
table
saangani
in front of
Saasikaasuan
Saskatchewan
saattuq
thin (it is...)
saavittuq
launches a boat (he/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
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
salummaqsaijuq
cleaning (he/she is...)
sanannguagaq
carving
sanarulujarnik
odd jobs
sangungajuq
crooked; it is not straight
sanianiittuq
beside (it is...something)
Sanikiluaq
Sanikiluaq
sanikkuvik
garbage can
saniqtuq
sweeps (he/she...)
Sanirajak
Sanirajak
saniraq
side (of body)
sanngiittuq
weak; it is not strong
sanngijuq
strong
satsimuuqtuq
6 o'clock
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; outdoors
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 (it is...)
sinaa
floe edge
sinaani
at the edge of
singirniq
ankle
sinikutaattuq
sleeps in (he/she...)
siniliqtuq
falls asleep (he/she...)
sinittuq
sleeping (he/she is...)
sinnatuqtuq
dreaming (he/she is...)
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
sitamaujunngigaqtut
seven
sitamaujuqtut
eight
sitammiq
Thursday
sitipiri
September
siummiutaak
earrings (2)
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...)
suattuq
scolds someone (he/she...)
sukakkuvik
sugar bowl
sukalisuungujunga
sugar (I take ... with my coffee/tea)
sukalisuungunngittunga
sugar (I do not take ...)
sukalisuunguvit?
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? (tomorrow or father in the future)
sulauqqit?
What did you do? (yesterday or further in the past)
suli
still (unchanged)
suliqqa?
What is he doing right now?
suliriva?
What is he/she up to; what does he/she do?
sullukutaak
hallway
suluk
feather
summaat?
why?
suna?
what ?
sunaup mitsaanut?
what about?
sunauva?
What is it?
suniaqqit?
What will you be doing (later today)?
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?
taakkua
these (3+)
taanikittuq
faint (in appearance)
taaniqtujuq
bold (in appearance)
taaqtuq
dark (it is...)
taatsiiliqijuq
taxi (she calls a...)
taikani
over there (specific spot)
taimaa?
Is that all?
taimakalauq
That's all for now.
tajamuuqtuq
10 o'clock
takijua
long hand (clock)
takijuq
tall
takiniqsaq
taller
takiniqsaujuq
taller (he/she/it is...)
takugaanga
He/she sees me (S.Qikiqtaaluk variation)
takugaatit
He/she sees you (S.Qikiqtaaluk variation)
takugikkit
I see you.
takuginnga
You see me.
takujaanga
He/she sees me.
takujaatit
He/she sees you.
takujagaqarvik
museum
takujagit
I see you (1).
takujagit
I see you.
takujait
You see him/her/it.
takujait
You see him/her/it.
takujanga
He/she sees him/her/it.
takujara
I see him/her/it.
takujarma
You see me.
takujuguk
We (2) see something.
takujugut
we (3+) see something
takujunga
I see.
takujuq
He/she sees something.
takujusi
You (3+) see something.
takujut
They (3+) see.
takujutit
You see.
takujuuk
They (2) see.
takulaaqquguk
See you later (sometime in the future)
takulaarivuguk
See you again soon.
Takulaarivuguk pingatsirmi.
See you on Wednesday.
takuniaqquguk
See you in a bit.
talaviisa
television
talaviisaqtuq
television (he/she watches...)
taliaq
wrist watch; bracelet
taliimuuliqtuq
from just after 2:30 to just before 3:00
taliimuuqtuq
3 o'clock
taliq
arm
taliqpik
right
taliqpimmut sangulutit
Turn right. (command)
tallimat
five
tallirmiq
Friday
tallu
chin
tallurunnaq
scallop
taluq
caribou blind
Talurjuaq
Taloyoak
tamaani
around here
tamaunga
to here (general area)
tammaqsimajuq
mistake
tammariikkut
instrument or object used for navigation
taqajuq
tired (she/he is...)
taqavaa?
tired (Is she ...?)
taqaviit?
tired (Are you ...?)
taqqilimaaq
all month long
taqqiq
moon
taqqiq
month
taqqitamaat
every month
taqqiulaaqtumi
next month
taqqiulauqtumi
last month
taqqiup nunnguani
end of the month (at the...)
taqtuq
kidney
tariuq
salt
tariuq
sea
tarraqtuut
mirror
tarrijarvik
movie theatre
tasiarjuk
pond
tasiq
lake
tasiqquq
scraper for cleaning skins
tasiujaq
bay
tatsiqtuq
foggy (it is)
tavva
Here it is.
tavvani
right here
tavvaniingittuq
She / he is not here.
tavvaniippa?
Is she / he there?
tavvaniittuq
here (he/she/it is...)
tavvauvutit
good-bye
tiguangujuq
adopted (he/she was...)
tiguaq
adopted child
tii
tea
Tii unaqtualuk.
The tea is very hot.
tiiliuqtuq
makes tea (he/she...)
tiiliurut
tea pot
tiimut immulisunguvit?
Do you take milk with your tea?
tiiturumajunga
tea (I would like...)
tiiturumanngittunga
tea (I would not like...)
tiiturumavit?
Would you like tea?
tikaagullik
minke whale
tikiq
index finger
Tikirarjuaq
Whale Cove
tikirataaqtuq
just arrived (he/she has...)
tikittuq
arrives (he/she...)
tikittut
arrived (they have...)
timi
body
timmiat
birds
tinguk
liver
tininngajuq
low tide
tinittariilaaqtuq
tide at its lowest
tinittuq
tide goes out (the...)
tiqqialik
baseball cap
tiriaq
weasel
tiriganiaq
fox (Arctic)
tisamat; sitamat
four
tisijuq
hard
tisipiri
December
tisuraut
toboggan
titiqqaniarvik
post office
titiqqaniarviliaqqit?
Are you going to the post office?
titiqqaniarvimmuuqtuq
post office (he/she is going to the...)
titiqqaq
letter; document
titiraqtuq
writing (he/she is...)
titirarvigijanga
writing (he/she is...to her/him)
titirarvigijara
writing to him (I am...)
titiraut
pen; pencil
titirautiga
my pen
titirautiik
two pens (or pencils)
titirautiikkak
my two pens
titirautiikkik
your two pens
titirautiit
pens (3+)
titirautiit
your pen
titirautikka
my pens
titirautiqangittunga
I don't have a pen.
titirautiqaqqit?
Do you have a pen?
titirautiqaqtunga
I have a pen.
titirautitit
your pens (3+)
tittigusuttuq
funny (she finds something...)
tivvuaqtuq
spits (he/she...)
tuajamuuqtuq
12 o'clock
tuajat
twelve
tuapak
gravel
tuaviriaqaliqtunga
hurry (I have to...)
tuavirit!
Hurry!
tui
shoulder
tujurmijuq
stays somewhere (he/she...)
tujurmivik
hotel
tukiliarlutit
straight (go...)
tukiliattuq
straight (it is...)
tukimuatitsiji
director (job title)
tukisijunga
understand (I...)
tukisijuq
understands (he/she...)
tukisinngittunga
understand (I don't...)
tukisivit?
understand (Do you...?)
tulattavik
breakwater
tulattuq
lands a boat (he/she...)
tulimaat
ribs
tulugaq
raven
tumiit
tracks (animal)
tungaaniittuq
near side (it is on the...); it is this side of
tungilia
next one (the...)
tungujuangajuq
purple
tungujuqtaq
blue
tuniguk (Piitamut)!
Give it (to Peter)!
tunikkik (Piitamut)!
Give the two of them (to Peter)!
tunikkit (Piitamut)!
Give them (3+) to Peter!
tunisijuq
gives (he...)
tunngasugit
Welcome! (addressing 1 person)
tunngasugitsi
Welcome! (addressing 3+ people)
tunngasugitsik
Welcome! (addressing 2 people)
Tunngavikkunni iqqanaijaqtunga.
work at Nunavut Tunngavik (I...)
tunnuq
fat (of a land animal)
tunu
back
tunuani
behind
tunusuk
nape of the neck
tupattuq
waking up (he/she is...)
tupiq
tent
tupiqsimajuq
camp (he/she has a...)
tupiqtulaaqtuq
put up a tent (he/she will...)
tupirvik
tent site
tuqsuuk
entrance; porch
tuqtak
bistort (edible plant)
tusaaji
interpreter
tusaqtuq
hears (he/she...)
tusarnirijara
like the sound of it (I...)
tusiattunga
limping (I am...)
tusu!
I'm envious! (expression)
tutsiariaqtuq
goes to church (he/she...)
tutsiarvik
church
tutsiarvimminngaaqtuq
comes from church (he/she...)
tuttu
caribou
tuttuliaqsimava?
caribou hunting (Is he/she out ...?)
tuttuliaqtuq
caribou hunting (he/she has gone...)
tuttuliarvik
caribou hunting camp
tuttuminiq
caribou meat
tuttuniqqa?
caribou (Did he/she get a ...?)
tuttusiurvik
area where caribou are hunted
tuttuttuq
caribou (he/she caught a...)
tuugaalik
narwhal
tuullik
loon (yellow-billed)
tuumiinngaaliqtuq
from just after 2:00 to 2:30
tuumuuliqtuq
from just after 1:30 to just before 2:00
tuumuuqtuq
2 o'clock
tuuq
ice chisel
uamiinngaaliqtuq
from just after 1:00 to 1:30
uamuuliqtuq
from just after 12:30 to just before 1:00
uamuuqtuq
1 o'clock
uasa
penny
uasaqtuq
washing something (he/she is...)
uasarvik
sink
uasikuaq
vest
uattaala
loonie; one dollar
uik
husband
uiqaqpit?
husband (Do you have a...)?
uirngangittunga
sleepy (I am not...)
uirngaqqit?
sleepy (Are you...?)
uirngaqtuq
sleepy (he/she is...)
uivititurunnangittunga
French (I don't speak...)
uivititusuungujunga
French (I speak...)
Uivititusuunguviit?
French (Do you speak...?)
uivititut
French (language)
ujamik
necklace
ujarak
rock
ujjugasugiaqtuq
bearded seal hunting (He has gone...)
ujjuk
bearded seal
ujjuttuq
bearded seal (He caught a...)
ujuruk
male's sister's child
ukaliq
hare (Arctic)
ukaliqsiuqtuq
hunting hare (he/she goes...)
ukaliqtuq
hare (he/she caught a...)
ukalliaqtuq
hare hunting (he/she has gone...)
ukiaq
autumn
ukiassaaq
early autumn
ukiulimaaq
all winter
ukiunguliqqat
when winter comes
ukiuq
winter
ukiutamaat
every winter
ukkusik
cooking pot
ukua
these (3+)
ukua
these two
Ukua sunauvat?
What are these (3+)?
Ukuak sunauvaak?
What are these (2)?
ukuaq
daughter-in-law; sister-in-law (brother’s wife)
ukujuq
bends down (he/she...)
Ulaasiaq
Russia
ulinngajuq
high tide
ulippat
when the tide is high (in the future)
ulittuq
tide is rising
uliutiik
tendon
ullaakkut
Good Morning (greeting)
ullaaq
morning
ullaarulukkut
early morning (in the...)
ullattuq
running (he/she is...)
ullukkut
Good Day (greeting)
ullulimaaq
all day
ullumi
today
Ullumi kisuuva?
What is the date today?
ulluq
day
ulluqatsiarit
Have a good day (to one person).
ulluqatsiaritsi
Have a good day (to 3+)
ulluqatsiaritsik
Have a good day (to two people)
ulluriaq
star
ulu
knife (crescent-shaped)
uluak
cheek
umiakkut
boat (by...)
umiaq
boat
umiaqtuqtuq
boating (he/she is...)
umiarjuaq
ship
umik
beard
umilik
bearded man
umimmagasugiaqtuq
muskox hunting (he/she has gone...)
umimmak
musk ox
umimmarajak
muskox wool
umimmattuq
muskox (he/she caught a...)
Umingmaktuuq
Umingmaktok
una
this; this one
Una kiap nasanga?
Who does this hat belong to?
Una qanuittuuva?
What colour is this?
Una sunauva?
What is this?
unaaq
harpoon
unani
down there (in that area...)
ungaliagu
tomorrow (the day after...)
ungaliqtagit
miss (I...you)
ungasittuq
far
ungataani
far side (on the...)
ungilattuq
itches (it...)
unnuaq
night
unnuk
evening
Unnuk suniaqqit?
What are you doing tonight?
unnukkut
Good Evening (greeting)
unnusa
afternoon
unnusakkut
Good Afternoon (greeting)
upalauqtuq
came (she...)
upattuq
shows up; goes somewhere (he/she...)
upigusuttuq
pride (he/she feels...)
upinnarani
no wonder; of course
upirnangittuq
amazing; unbelievable (it is...)
upirngaaq
spring
uppik
snowy owl
uqaalajuq
calls on the phone (he/she...)
uqaalaquviuk?
Do you want him to call you back?
uqaalaut
telephone
Uqaalautiga 979-0000
My phone number is 979-0000
Uqaalautiit qattiummat?
What's your phone number?
uqaalautiralaaq
cell phone; mobile phone
uqaalavigijanga
calls (he...her/him)
uqaalavigijara
calling him (I am...)
uqaalaviginnga
Call me! (command)
uqakkanniruk
Please repeat that.
uqalimaagakkuvik
book shelf
uqalimaagaq
book
uqalimaaqtuq
reading (he/she is...)
uqaq
tongue
uqaqatigilagu
Let me speak to him.
uqaqtittiji
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
uqautiguuk?
Do you want to speak to him?
uqilajuq
fit; he/she is a fast runner
uqittuq
light (it is not heavy)
uqqujukulummi
hot weather (in the...)
uqquujunga
hot (I am...)
uqquujuq
warm weather
uqquuviit?
hot (Are you...?)
uqsualuk
gasoline
uqsualuktaarvik
gas station
uqsuaqtuq
smooth, calm seas
uqsuq
oil; blubber
Uqsuqtuuq
Gjoa Haven
uqumaittuq
heavy (it is...)
usuk
penis
utaqqijuq
waiting (he/she is...)
utiqtiguk
Put it back! (command)
utiqtuq
returns (he/she...)
utirvik
time of return
utsuuk
vagina
utupiri
October
uugaq
cod
uujaujaq
green
uujuliuqtuq
boiled meat (he/she makes...)
uujuq
boiled meat (with broth)
uumajuq
animal
uumajuqsiurvik
area where wildlife is hunted
uummati
heart
uunaqsiti
kettle
uunaqtuq
hot (liquid)
uusimajut
cooked food
uutirnaqtunga
fever (I have a...)
uuttuqtuq
measures (he/she...something)
uuttuut
ruler; measuring tape
uvaguk
we; us (2)
uvagut
we; us (3+)
uvanga
I; me
uvangalu
me, too
uvani
here (in this spot...)
uvaniingittuq
here (he/she is not...)
uvaniippa?
here (Is he/she...?)
uvaniittuq
here (he/she is...)
uvannit
than me
Uvannit takiniqsaujutit.
You're taller than me.
Uvannut uqaalaqujunnaqqiuk utiqqat?
Can you have him call me when he gets back?
uvattiniittunga
my place (I am at...)
uvattinni
at my place
uvattinnit
from my place
uvattinnut
to my place; to our place
uviluq
mussel
uvinik
skin (human)
uvininniaqtuq
showers (he/she...)
uvininniarvik
bathtub
uviniruq
t-shirt
uvvaluunniit
or
vaini
wine
viivvuari
February
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on the way