[ ih-noo-pee-ak, ih-nyoo- ]
/ ɪˈnu piˌæk, ɪˈnyu- /
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noun, plural I·nu·pi·at [ih-noo-pee-at, ih-nyoo-] /ɪˈnu piˌæt, ɪˈnyu-/ for 1.
a member of a group of Indigenous peoples inhabiting northern Alaska along the Bering, Chukchi, and Arctic coasts, and some distance inland.
the Inuit language as spoken by the Inupiaq people.
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Origin of Inupiaq
From Inupiaq inyupiaq (plural inyupiat ) “real person”
Words nearby Inupiaq
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How to use Inupiaq in a sentence
Currently Cherokee, Hawaiian, Inuktitut, Inupiaq, Kalaallisut, and Navajo are supported.
They shouted “aarigaa” at each other—an Inupiaq word meaning “very good.”Best New York Times Corrections Ever: 'The Shining,' Twilight Sparkle & More|Josh Dzieza|February 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST