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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A member of a group of Eskimoan peoples inhabiting the northwest and northern coastal areas of Alaska.
  • n. The language of the Inupiaq. See Usage Notes at Eskimo, Inuit.

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  • proper n. Alternative spelling of Inupiak.

Etymologies

Inupiaq iñupiaq, original person : iñuk, person + -pia-, real + -q, sing. suff.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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