Eskimo-Aleut language


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Noun1.Eskimo-Aleut language - the family of languages that includes Eskimo and Aleut
natural language, tongue - a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
Eskimo, Esquimau - the language spoken by the Eskimo
Aleut - the language spoken by the Aleut
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The second and third migrations have left an impact only in Arctic populations that speak Eskimo-Aleut languages and in the Canadian Chipewyan who speak a Na-Dene language.
Eskimo-Aleut languages, too, are familiar with the 2PSg possessive suffixes -n and -q while Knut Bergsland supposes the development -n < *-nt (see also Kunnap 1997 : 99).