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Inuktitut Line breaks: Inuk|ti¦tut
Pronunciation: /ɪˈnʊktɪtʊt/
(also Inuktituk ɪˈnʊktɪtʊk)

Definition of Inuktitut in English:


[mass noun]
The Inuit language.
Example sentences
  • There are two sources of native borrowing: the Canadian Indian languages such as Cree, Dene, and Ojibwa, and Inuktitut, the language of the Inuit or Eskimo.
  • Signs are written both in English and Inuktitut, the Inuit language.
  • It was followed by Dene, Inuktitut, Slavey, Dogrib and Ojibway translations.


Inuit, literally 'the Inuk way', used as the title of a periodical.

Words that rhyme with Inuktitut


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