Eskimo-Aleut language

the family of languages that includes Eskimo and Aleut
Syn: ↑Eskimo-Aleut
Hypernyms: ↑natural language, ↑tongue
Hyponyms: ↑Eskimo, ↑Esquimau, ↑Aleut

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Eskimo-Aleut — noun the family of languages that includes Eskimo and Aleut • Syn: ↑Eskimo Aleut language • Hypernyms: ↑natural language, ↑tongue • Hyponyms: ↑Eskimo, ↑Esquimau, ↑Aleut …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aleut language — Aleut  Unangam Tunuu,         one of two branches of the Eskimo Aleut languages (q.v.). Two mutually intelligible dialects survive, Eastern Aleut and Atkan Aleut. A third dialect, Attu, now extinct in Alaska, survives on Bering Island (one of the …   Universalium

  • Eskimo-Aleut languages — Family of languages spoken in Greenland, Canada, Alaska, U.S., and eastern Siberia by the Eskimo and Aleut peoples. Aleut, distantly related to the Eskimo languages, consists of eastern and western dialects; today both are spoken by fewer than… …   Universalium

  • Eskimo-Aleut languages, Table — ▪ Table language fluent population* speakers* Eskimo Inuit Greenlandic Inuit (Kalaallisut) 46,000 46,400 Eastern Canadian Inuit (Inuktitut) 12,400 14,000 Western Canadian Inuit (Inuktitun) 4,000 7,300 North Alaskan Inuit (Inupiaq) 3,000 15,500… …   Universalium

  • Eskimo-Aleut — noun Date: 1921 a language family including Eskimo and Aleut languages …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Eskimo-Aleut — noun A language family native to Greenland, the Canadian Arctic, Alaska, and parts of Siberia. Syn: Eskaleut, Eskale …   Wiktionary

  • Eskimo — [es′kə mō΄] n. [earlier Esquimaw(es), prob. via Fr < Sp esquimao(s) (used by 16th c. Basque fishermen in Labrador) < Montagnais ayashkimew, lit., ? snowshoe net makers ] 1. pl. Eskimos or Eskimo a member of a group of indigenous North… …   English World dictionary

  • Aleut — Infobox Ethnic group group = Aleut Traditional Aleut dress pop = 17,000 to 18,000 region1 = flagcountry|United States pop1 = 17,000 [including 5,000 part AleutFact|date=February 2007] ref1 = region2 = flagcountry|Russia pop2 = 700 ref2 =… …   Wikipedia

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