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Inuit language

LC control 90002797
LC classificationPM50 PM64
Topical headingInuit language
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Variant(s)Eastern Eskimo language
Inupik language
See alsoAlaska--Languages
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Eskimo languages
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Found inWork cat.: Random House (language of the Inuit)
Voegelin lang.
Fortescue, M. West Greenlandic, 1984: introduction ("the Inuit (eastern Eskimo) language ... from the Bering Strait to the east coast of Greenland")
Kaplan, L. Ponological issues in North Alaskan Inupiaq, 1981: p. 7 (Inupiaq is the Alaskan name for the continuum of dialects spoken from Alaska to Greenland; also called Eastern Eskimo and Inupik)
MacLean, E. North Slope Inupiaq grammar, 1986: p. ix (Inuit language also called Eastern Eskimo; spoken from Alaska to Greenland; called Kalaallisut in Greenland, called Inuktitut, Inuttut or Inuvialuktun in Canada, called Inupiaq in Alaska)
Eskimo languages, 1979: p. 51 ("the term Inuit language will be used when referring to all of the major dialects--the Inupiat of Alaska, the Inuktitut of Canada, and the Kalaallisut of Greenland")