Inuktitut

noun

Inuk·​ti·​tut i-ˈnük-tə-ˌtüt How to pronounce Inuktitut (audio)
: the group of Inuit dialects spoken by the Inuit people chiefly of central and eastern arctic Canada

Word History

Etymology

Inuit, from inuk person + -titut like, in the manner of

First Known Use

1974, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Inuktitut was in 1974

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Cite this Entry

“Inuktitut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Inuktitut. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

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