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


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English   Alutiiq North Alutiiq South Category Function
a lot; quite a bit angli  angli  Numbers & Time  Pronoun 
another alluq  alluq  Numbers & Time  Pronoun 
Many; a lot; numerous amlertut  amlertut  Qualities  Pronoun 
me, myself, and I gui kima  gui kima  People & Roles  Pronoun 
me; I am gui  gui  People & Roles  Pronoun 
we (3+) guangkuta  guangkuta  People & Roles  Pronoun 
What? Huh? Qayu?  Qayu?  Greetings & Expressi...  Pronoun 
who is that near you kina taugna  kina taugna  Greetings & Expressi...  Pronoun 
who is this kina(-mi) una  kina(-mi) una  Greetings & Expressi...  Pronoun 
you ellpet  ellpet  People & Roles  Pronoun 
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