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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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above it quliini  quliini  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
airplane, by tengausqagun  tengausqakun  Transportation  Locative 
amongst them akuliigni  akuliigni  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
bathroom, in the nuus'hniigmi  nuus'hniigmi  Household, Environme...  Locative 
beach, at the qutmi  qutmi  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
beach, from the qutmek  qutmek  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
beach, s/he is going to the qutmen ag'uq  qutmen ag'uq  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
beach, to the qutmen  qutmen  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
bedroom, in the qawarwigmi  qawarwigmi  Household, Environme...  Locative 
behind it tunuani  tunuani  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
beside it caniani  caniani  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
between them qukani  qukani  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
boat, by paRag'autagun  paRag'uutakun  Transportation  Locative 
class, at litnaurwigmi  litnaurwigmi  Community & Work  Locative 
door, from the amiigmek  amiigmek  Household  Locative 
door, to the amiigmen  amiigmen  Household  Locative 
dory, by tauRagun  tuuRakun  Transportation  Locative 
garden, in the uk'ulutami; uk'uRutami  uk'ulutami; uk'uRutami  Food & Kitchen, Vege...  Locative 
garden, in the naut'staarwigmi  naut'staarwigmi  Food & Kitchen, Vege...  Locative 
healing place, at the sungca'iwigmi  sungca'iwigmi  Body & Health  Locative 
in front cuungani  cuungani  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
inside it iluani  iluani  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
island, from the qik'rtamek  qik'rtamek  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
island, to the qik'rtamen  qik'rtamen  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
kitchen, in the kenirwigmi  kenirwigmi  Food & Kitchen  Locative 
Kodiak City, from Sun'amek  Sun'amek  Placenames  Locative 
lake, from the nanwamek  nanwamek  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
lake, in/on/at the nanwami  nanwami  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
lake, to the nanwamen  nanwamen  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
lake, via the nanwagun  nanwakun  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
land, on the nunami  nunami  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
land, via the nunagun  nunakun  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
Larsen Bay, from Uyaqsamek  Uyaqsamek  Placenames  Locative 
ocean, in the imarmi  imarmi  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
office, in the; work... pekt'arwigmi  pekt'arwigmi  Community & Work  Locative 
on top of it qaingani  qaingani  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
outside of it llaatini  llaatini  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
outside; weather; universe llaami  llaami  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
river, via the kuigun  kuigkun  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
road, on the aprutmi  aprutmi  Transportation  Locative 
school, at the skaulumi  skuulumi  Community & Work  Locative 
sewing kit, in the kakiwigmi  kakiwigmi  Household, Clothing ...  Locative 
table, from the stuulumek  stuulumek  Household  Locative 
table, on the stuulumi  stuulumi  Food & Kitchen  Locative 
table, to the stuulumen  stuulumen  Household  Locative 
top of it, (put it) ... qainganun (lliigiu)  qainganun (lliigiu)  Physical Actions  Locative 
under it acaani  acaani  Environment & Locati...  Locative 
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