Inupiat

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noun Inu·pi·at \i-ˈnü-pē-ˌät, -ˈnyü-\
variants: or less commonly

Inupiaq

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Definition of Inupiat

  1. 1 plural Inupiat or Inupiats also Inupiaq or Inupiaqs :  a member of the Eskimo people of northern Alaska

  2. 2 :  the language of the Inupiat people

Origin and Etymology of inupiat

Inupiat inʸupiaq, plural inʸupiat, literally, real person


First Known Use: 1967

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