Definition of Eskimo-Aleut in English:

Eskimo-Aleut

Line breaks: Eskimo-Aleut

adjective

  • Relating to the family of languages comprising Inuit, Yupik, and Aleut.
    More example sentences
    • The Eskimo-Aleut family consists of nine languages, spoken by about 85000 people.
    • The Eskimo-Aleut languages are unrelated to any American Indian language groups.

noun

[mass noun] Back to top  
  • The Eskimo-Aleut family of languages: [as modifier]: the Eskimo-Aleut languages
    More example sentences
    • The ‘keepers of the language ‘should be the language family - Algonquian, Athapaskan, Eskimo-Aleut, Haida, Iroquoian, Siouan, Tlingit, Wakashan.’

More definitions of Eskimo-Aleut

Definition of Eskimo-Aleut in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space