Inupiaq(redirected from Iñupiat)
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I·nu·pi·aq(ĭ-no͞o′pē-ăk′, -äk′, -nyo͞o′-)
n. pl. Inupiaq or I·nu·pi·aqs or I·nu·pi·at (-ăt′, -ät′) or I·nu·pi·ats
1. A member of a group of Eskimoan peoples inhabiting the northwest and northern coastal areas of Alaska.
[Inupiaq iñupiaq, original person : iñuk, person + -pia-, real + -q, sing. suff.]
or I•nu•pi•ak(ɪˈnu piˌæk, ɪˈnyu-)
n., pl. -pi•at (-piˌæt)
1. a member of any of several Eskimo groups inhabiting NW and N Alaska, including the North Slope.
2. the group of Inuit dialects spoken by the Inupiat.