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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.

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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 resource is also a work in progress and words found should always be checked with a speaker. 

 

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rope aRafkuq  iRufkuq  Transportation  Noun 
boat rudder aRulaq  aRulaq  Transportation  Noun 
vehicles; things that go ag'utet  ag'utet  Transportation  Noun 
go by water, things to aiwisuutet  aiwisuutet  Transportation  Noun 
going by water, s/he is aiwiyuq  aiwiyuq  Transportation  Verb 
wheel aka'utaq  aka'utaq  Transportation  Noun 
driver aka’uta’ista  aka’uta’ista  Transportation  Noun 
oarlock akluucanaq  akluucanaq  Transportation  Noun 
oarlock akluucaq  akluucaq  Transportation  Noun 
paddle angua'uteq  angua'uteq  Transportation  Noun 
paddle anguaq  anguaq  Transportation  Noun 
rowing, s/he is anguartuq  anguartuq  Transportation  Verb 
skin boat, large angyaq  angyaq  Transportation  Noun 
canoe angyaruaq  angyaruaq  Transportation  Noun 
skis (2) (snow's sliders) anium lluuwarsuutek  anium lluuwarsuutek  Transportation  Noun 
road, on the aprutmi  aprutmi  Transportation  Locative 
steering wheel aqusuun; aqusuuteq  aqusuun; aqusuuteq  Transportation  Noun 
steering wheel; fin aquwik  aquwik  Transportation  Noun 
floatplane at'alaq  at'alaq  Transportation  Noun 
backpack; pack atmak  atmak  Transportation  Noun 
propeller cakgwiq  cakgwiq  Transportation  Noun 
oar caqiyuteq  caqiyuteq  Transportation  Noun 
helicopter cilrayuguaq  cilrayuguaq  Transportation  Noun 
wheelchair; stoller ... cingurusqaq stuul'ciik  cingurusqaq stuul'ciik  Transportation  Noun 
bow, its (boat) cungua  cungua  Transportation  Noun 
train cuucuuruaq; cuucuuwaq  cuucuuruaq; cuucuuwaq  Transportation  Noun 
windshield wipers gal'et allrursuutiit  gal'et allrursuutiit  Transportation  Noun 
taxi iwarta  iwarta  Transportation  Noun 
car; truck kaaRaq  kaaRaq  Transportation  Noun 
bus kaaRarpak  kaaRarpak  Transportation  Noun 
bus kaaRarsinaq  kaaRarsinaq  Transportation  Noun 
anchor kicaq  kicaq  Transportation  Noun 
keel (boat) kiilaq  kiilaq  Transportation  Noun 
stern, its (boat) kingua  kingua  Transportation  Noun 
bell kuluk'aunaq  kuluk'uunaq  Transportation  Noun 
sled lluu'asuun; saaniik  saaniik  Transportation  Noun 
motorcycle masiinakliitaq  masiinakliitaq  Transportation  Noun 
four-wheeler; ATV masiinakliitarpak  masiinakliitarpak  Transportation  Noun 
snow machine; snowmobile masiinangq'rtaq saaniik  masiinangq'rtaq saaniik  Transportation  Noun 
airstrip; airport mitgwik  mitgwik  Transportation  Noun 
taxi nall'iyarausqaq kaaRaq  nall'iyarausqaq kaaRaq  Transportation  Noun 
heated seat (butt's warmer) nullum uqna'isuutii  nullum uqna'isuutii  Transportation  Noun 
dock pRiis'tanaq  pRiis'tanaq  Transportation  Noun 
boat, by paRag'autagun  paRag'uutakun  Transportation  Locative 
boat, fishing paRag'autaq  paRag'uutaq  Transportation  Noun 
ship paRag'autasinaq  paRag'uutasinaq  Transportation  Noun 
bus paas'aq  paas'aq  Transportation  Noun 
sailboat, single mast schooner palayaq  palayaq  Transportation  Noun 
bicycle; bike pis'ikletaq  pis'ikliitaq  Transportation  Noun 
float vest; life vest pugtaqutaq silutaq  pugtaqutaq silitaq  Transportation  Noun 
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