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An Inuit language of Canada. It is the official language of Nunavut and Nunavik.

[Inuit Inuktitut (literally, "like the Inuit, in Inuit fashion") : inuk, human being + -titut, like, similar to.]


(Languages) Canadian the language of the Inuit
[from Inuktitut inuk man + titut speech]


(ɪˈnʊk tɪˌtʊt, ɪˈnyʊk-)

the group of Inuit dialects spoken by Eskimos of central and E arctic Canada.
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The name of the film itself comes from the translations of both female and male homosexuality in the Inuktitut language.
He was one of the teachers who was brought up and was told to beat the Inuktitut language out of the Inuit and he totally didn't listen.
They chose among academic subjects associated with the South (social studies, language, math and science), classes geared toward Inuktitut language and culture, and other subjects such as physical education.
There are of course also positive statistics that could be listed, including a high rate of retention and use of the Inuktitut language, a great number of talented artists and musicians, and rising numbers of high school graduates.
As a student of the Inuktitut language, Martin (English and film studies, U.
Another unique aspect of our legal system is that once Nunavut's new Official Languages Act comes fully into force, the Inuktitut language versions of our legislation may be designated as equally authoritative as the English and French versions.
Schaefer learned the Inuktitut language, ate raw frozen caribou meat, operated by the light of a seal-oil lamp, and developed a genuine friendship and rapport with the Inuit.
In this environment, the Legislative Library works to build collections, deliver services and develop staff competencies in Inuktitut language and library skills.
Learning the Inuktitut language was a challenge, but using it through a matching game seemed to help.
1) Thus the entire Inuktitut language anthem repertoire exists only in hand-copied manuscript form.
The north/south split on the APTN board and the predominance of Inuktitut language programming has been a problem the network has been dealing with since the beginning.
Erendira" follows in the footsteps of pics such as "Atanarjuat the Fast Runner," the 2001 production made in the Inuktitut language of the Inuits in Canada's far, frozen north.