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ikaabaa crosses it
ikaaqsaun (4) bed crosspiece (4)

ikaaqtuq crosses over
ikagnaq north, northwesterly wind paralleling the coastline (N)
ikalbuq submerged sandbar
ikarraq hour (lit. a crossing place) (N)
ikaun bridging pole
ikautit bridge
ikayubaa helps him
ikayullapiabaafa he helped me very much
ikayuqtuq helps
ikiaqsie rip saw (K)
ikiaqtaalaaqtuq body tingles because of emotional stimulus
ikiipkuq foreleg (N)
ikik block of wood (vertebra)
ikimaruq is burning, is on (of electric light)
ikipkaivik altar (in Bible) (lit. burning place)
ikiq vertebra (K)
ikiqiitchuq is narrow
ikiqturuq is wide
ikiraalik square, cube
ikiruq burns, is consumed
ikiruq embarks, enters, gets on or into
ikiruq embarks (boat, sled, airplane etc.)
ikivbaq mattress, (lower of two caribou skins, fur facing down) ground sheet (K) (K)
ikjibvik fox sparrow (Passerella iliaca) (lit. tool bag)
ikjibvik tool kit (K)
ikkattuq is shallow
ikkii icky, dirty
ikkiq irregular hard section in the tree rings (K)
iknibvik stove (K)
ikniq fire (K)
ikniqpalik lightning (K)
iknisaixaq boreal or brown-capped chickadee (Parus hudsonicus)

ikoigutchaktittuq is tempted (lit. induced to want the other)
ikpaitchiaq suitcase
ikpaksraaqamik three days ago
ikpaksraaqsugruk many days ago
ikpaksraq yesterday
ikpaksratqik day before yesterday
ikpiabruk handbag (lady's)
ikpigaq set (foundation) of mind, where they come from (K)
ikpigigaa gets in on his mind and believes it (K)
ikpik cliff (where land slides are not possible)
ikpiktitaqtuq water is undercutting bank
ikpiktitaqtuq bank is being undercut by water
iksilaitchuq is never scared (N)
iksitlaitchuq is never scared (K)
iksivautaq chair (b)
iksriktaayuuq yellow wagtail (Motacilla flava)

iksriktaayuuq spotted sandpiper (Actitis macularia)
iksrukkaa carries it on the shoulder
iksruuk testicles
iksubaq (3) seat (3)

iktaq dump
ikuallaktuq bursts into flame
ikuallauraqtuq is burning a little, smoldering
ikubutigiksut heather (Cassiope tetragona) (good fire starter)
ikugaa loads it on
ikuktuq fleshes animal skin, tans (N)
ikuktuq loads sled (N)
ikumaruq is burning, is on (of electric light)
ikun match
ikusik elbow (N)
ikusrik elbow (K)
ikuun skin scraper, plane (N)
ikuun plane, skin scraper (N)
ikuusuk wild celery (Angelica lucida) (K)
ikuvbaq mattress, (upper of two caribou skins, fur facing up) (N)

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Dialect Note: (N) after a word or meaning indicates use in the North Slope villages, (K) after a word or meaning indicates use in the Kobuk River villages.