Translation of Inuit in Spanish:

Inuit

Pronunciation: /ˈɪnuɪt; ˈɪnjʊɪt/

n (plural Inuit or , Inuits)

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (person) esquimal (masculine and feminine)
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    • In the United States and Europe, this disorder is most common in Ashkenazi Jews, followed by Hispanics, Yugoslavs, Native American Inuits, and Italians.
    • My background is Inupiaq Eskimo, which is the northern most tribe of Inuits in Alaska.
    • The member of a very rare blood group most often found among Inuits of northern Canada.
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    • 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.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable [Linguistics/Lingüística] esquimal (masculine)
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    • While Aleut is considered a separate language, Eskimo branches into Inuit and Yup'ik.
    • The story about Inuit (or Inuktitut, or Yup'ik, or more generally, Eskimo) words for snow is completely wrong.
    • The infamous Eskimo snow words meme is spread by people who don't know about Inuit or any related language.

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