ERIC Number: ED395467
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Inupiallu Tannillu Uqalunisa Ilanich = Abridged Inupiaq and English Dictionary.
MacLean, Edna Ahgeak
This dictionary is designed for students of the Inupiaq language, a form of Inuit spoken in Alaska. The dictionary has three main sections. The first contains Inupiaq noun and verb stems with English translations, the second contains Inupiaq postbases with English translations, and the third has English words with Inupiaq translations. There are approximately 3,400 Inupiaq noun and verb stem entries, and approximately the same number of English stem entries. Inupiaq postbases included number 162. An introductory section contains information on basic language patterns and the dictionary's format. A pronunciation guide is also included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Dictionaries, English, Eskimo Aleut Languages, Grammar, Inupiaq, Language Patterns, Morphology (Languages), Phonology, Pronunciation, Regional Dialects, Second Languages, Uncommonly Taught Languages
Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, P.O. Box 900111, Fairbanks, AK 99775-0120.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.; National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Alaska Univ., Fairbanks. Alaska Native Language Center.; Inupiat Language Commission, Barrow, AK.
Note: Cover illustration by Ron Senungetuk.