IñupiaQ to English

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aa   ab   ae   af   ag   ai   ak   al   am   an   ap   aq   ar   as   at   au   av   ay   f   g   h   ib   ic   ie   if   ig   ii   ij   ik   il   im   in   ip   iq   ir   is   it   iv   ix   iy   ka   ki   ku   l   ma   mi   mu   pa   pi   pu   qa   qi   qu   sa   si   su   ta   ti   tu   ua   ub   uf   ug   ui   uk   ul   um   un   up   uq   ur   us   ut   uu   uv   uy  
aa yes (K)
aabiak depression between shoulder blades
aabiaq valley, pass (K)
aablu killer whale (Orcinus rectipinna) (K)
aablu tack
aabluq killer whale (Orcinus rectipinna) (N)
aabluqtuq looks up, raises head
aaf yes (N)
aafaruq is stubborn, acts against better advice
aafittuq thinks he knows everything
aahaaliq old squaw duck (Clangula hyemalis)
aakaga my mother (N,q)
aakauraba my older sister (K)
aaktuq is self-asserting, proud of himself (K)
aalbunaq menstruation
aalburuq menstrates
aanaaqjiq whitefish (big round nosed) (N)
aanaga my great aunt
aanaga my mother (K)
aanaga my grandmother (N,q)
aanaga my mother (K)
aanaruaba my grandmother, great aunt (K)
aanaruabiik grandchild living with grandmother
aanaruie suliuqpa savannah sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis) (lit. what is your grandmother cooking?)

aanaruum kiviruq water ouzel (Cinclus Mexicanus) (lit. grandmother sank)
aanbuaq charm, amulet, idol (K)
aannaa! exclamation of pain, sorrow, disappointment
aannagu wait a minute! (N)
aannii exclamation of pain, sorrow, disappointment
aapaga my father (N, q)
aapaksraba my stepfather
aapiyaba my older brother
aaquaksraatchiaq old woman (K)
aaquaksraq old woman

aarigaa good! Fine!
aasii and, and then, (used consecutively, contrast with suli, which is used in an additive sense)
aasiie and, and then, (used consecutively, contrast with suli, which is used in an additive sense) (N, q)
aasiie-uvva and then this (introduces a change of subject)
aasivak spider (N, q)
aasrii and, and then, (used consecutively, contrast with suli, which is used in an additive sense)
aasriie and, and then, (used consecutively, contrast with suli, which is used in an additive sense) (K)
aasriie-uvva and then this (introduces a change of subject)
aasrivak spider (K)
aatauraba my older sister (N)
aatchauqtuq yawns
aatchikkaaf danger! Exclamation of warning (K)
aatchubaa gave it, gives it
aatchubaa gives it
aatchuiruq gives (K)
aatchuiruq gives (K)
aatchuun gift
aatchuusiiq gift (received)
aatibaa snatches it away
aatkaa snatches it away (K)
aatqatik mittens
aayubaq perpendicular pressure ridge (K)

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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.