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Inuk

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Pronunciation: /ˈɪnʊk
 
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Definition of Inuk in English:

noun (plural Inuit)

A member of the Inuit people: [as modifier]: drawings by an Inuk artist
More example sentences
  • As an Inuk, getting water with a bucket was just what Inuit people did all the time without payment.
  • Gordon ran on a campaign to bring more Inuit representation to council, which is now made up of four Inuit and four non-Inuit councillors, plus an Inuk mayor.
  • As a bilingual Inuk, she said unilingual Inuit can approach her without worries about communication.

Origin

Inuit, literally 'person'.

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