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Kodiak Alutiiq Dictionary
We are pleased to share this online dictionary. The dictionary is a work in progress and we appreciate your patience.
Search our on-line dictionary for common words, a specific word you are interested in learning, or review an entire category of words. Click the Alutiiq word to see a flashcard with an image and audio clip.
If you are unable to hear the audio files for some of the words, try a different browser. The dictionary works best when using Mozilla.
If searching in Alutiiq for a word that contains a "Russian R", enter this character as alt-r or option-r on your keyboard.
Also try searching the Word Wiinaq, an online dictionary developed by Alutiiq language learner Will Monroe. The online dictionary allows you to see how words change when pluralized or possessed. Keep in mind that this resources is also a work in progress and words found should always be checked with a speaker.
www.alutiiqlanguage.org is coordinated by Native Village of Afognak with support from the Alaska Humanities Forum, Administration for Native Americans, Native Village of Port Lions, Afognak Native Corporation, Koniag, and the Alutiiq Museum.