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Animals Vocabulary

ᐱᓱᑦᑏᑦ ᐆᒪᔪᐃᑦ
Pisuttiit uumajuit
Land Mammals

ᐅᒥᖕᒪᖅ
Umingmaq

Musk Oxen

ᐊᒪᕈᖅ
Amaruq

Wolf

ᓇᓄᖅ
Nanuq

Polar bear

ᑐᒃᑐ
Tuktu

Caribou

ᐊᒃᓴ
Aksa
Black Bear

ᓯᒃᓯᒃ
Siksik

Arctic Ground Squirrel

ᑎᕆᒐᓐᓂᐋᖅ ᖃᑯᕐᑕᖅ
Tiriganniaaq Qakurtaq

Arctic fox

ᑲᔪᕐᑐ
Kajurtu

Red fox

ᐊᑯᓐᓇᑐ
Akunnatu

Silver fox

ᐋᖕᖓᓴ
Aangngasa

Black fox

ᐱᕐᑐᓯᕋᖅ
Pirtusiraq

Lynx

ᐅᑲᓕᖅ
Ukaliq

Arctic hare

ᓇᐹᕐᑐᓯᐆᑎ
Napaartusiuuti

Squirrel

ᖃᕝᕕᐊᓯᐋᖅ
Qavviasiaaq

Marten

ᖃᕝᕕᐊᑲᓪᓚᒃ
Qavviaakallak

Wolverine

ᕿᓪᓛᖁᑦᓯᖅ
Qillaaqutsiq

Porcupine

ᑎᕆᐋᖅ
Tiriaaq

Weasel

ᐊᕕᖕᖓᖅ
Avingngaq

Lemming

ᓄᓂᕙᒃᑲᖅ
Nunivakkaq

Mouse

ᐳᑦᔪᓇ
Putjuna

Shrew


ᑰᒻᒦᓲᖅ
Kuummisuuq
“Semi-Aquatic” and Aquatic Mammals

ᑰᒃᓯᐅᑎ
Kuuksiuuti

Muskrat

ᐸᒥᐅᕐᑑᖅ
Pamiurtuuq

Otter

ᑭᒋᐋᒃ
Kigiaak

Beaver

ᖃᓯᒋᐊᖅ
Qasigiaaq

Freshwater seal


ᑎᖕᒥᐊᑦ
Tingmiaat
Birds

ᓇᐅᔭᖅ
Naujaq

Seagull

ᐊᕿᕐᒋᖅ
Aqikgiq

Rock Ptarmigan

ᐊᕿᒃᒋᕕᒃ
Aqikgivik

Willow Ptarmigan

ᕿᓐᓄᐊᔪᐊᖅ
Qinnuajuaaq

Falcon

ᑭᒃᒐᕕᒃ
Kikgavik

peregrine Falcon

ᓵᕐᕙ/ᐁᕕᕿᐊᖅ/ ᐊᕐᐸᖏᔫᖅ/ᐊᓇᕐᔪᑑᔭᖅ
Saaqvak

ᓵᕐᕙᒃ
Saarvak

Red Phalarope

ᐊᕐᐹᔪᒃ/ᐊᑉᐹᐱᒃ
Arpaajuk / Appaapik (H)

Dovekie

ᑰᒃᓯᐅᑎ/ᐅᖓᕙᒥᐅᑎᑐᑦ
Kuuksiuuti

Lesser scaup

ᐃᕗᒐᖅ
Ivugaq

Green winged teal

ᐃᕗᒑᒃ ᐊᕐᓇᓗᒌᒃ
Ivugaak Arnalugiik

Winter Green-winged teal

ᑲᓪᓗᓕᒃ
Kallulik

ᖃᕐᓴᐅᖅ
Qarsauuq

Red-throated Loon

ᓗᕕᓗᕕᓛᖅ
Luviluvilaaq

Sand Piper


ᑐᓗᒐᖅ
Tulugaq

Raven

ᐅᒃᐱᒃ
Ukpik

Snowy Owl

ᓇᕐᑐᕋᓕᒃ/ᓇᑦᑐᕋᓕᒃ
Narturalik

Eagle

ᖁᒃᔪ
Qukju

Swan

ᐊᒃᒋᖅ/ᐊᒃᒋᐊᑲᓐᓇᖅ
Long-tailed Duck

ᐃᕗᒐᖅ
Pintail Duck

ᐃᓱᖕᖓᖅ
Isungngaq

Long-tailed Jaeger

ᐃᕗᒐᖅ/ᓄᔭᓕᒃᐊᕐᐹᒋᔫᖅ
Ivugaq/NujalikArpangijuuq

Common Merganser

ᖁᐸᓄᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ/ᐊᒪᐅᓪᓕᒑᖅ
Snow bunting

ᖁᐸᓄᐊᕐᐸᒃ
Qupanuarpak

ᓇᓴᐅᓪᓕᒑᖅ
Nasaulligaaq

Horned Lark

ᖁᐳᑖᓕᒃ
Quputaalik

Lark Sparrow

ᖁᓪᓕᖁᓪᓕᐋᖅ Qulliqulliaaq
Kildeer

ᓯᑦᔭᕆᐊᖅ
Sitjariaaq

Hoopoe lark Sandpiper

ᒥᑎᖅ
Mitiq

Eider Duck

ᑰᒃᓯᐅᑎ
Surf Scoter

 

ᓂᕐᓕᒃ
Nirlik

Canada Goose

ᑲᖑᖅ
Kanguq

White Goose

ᐃᒥᕐᖁᑌᓚᒃ
Arctic Tern

ᐃᕗᒐᖅ ᐃᓂᖁᓇᕐᑐᖅ
Ivugaq Iniqunartuq

Mallard Duck

ᐃᕗᒐᖅ ᐊᖑᓴᓪᓗᖅ
Ivugaq angusalluq

Male Mallard Duck

ᐃᕗᒐᖅ ᐊᒥᓲᒻᒪᑕ ᒥᑭᓕᕇᑦ
Ivugaq amisuummata mikiliriit

Female Mallard Duck

ᖃᕐᓴᐅᖅ
Qarsauq

Pacific Loon

ᕿᕐᓂᑕᑲᓪᓚᒃ
Black Scoter

ᓇᓴᓕᒃ
Nasalik

Hooded Merganser

ᓂᐊᖁᑲᓪᓚᓕᒃ Bufflehead

Amaruq

ᐊᒪᕈᖅ

Wolf

Nanuq

ᓇᓄᖅ

Polar bear

Ukaliq

ᐅᑲᓕᒃ

Arctic Hare

Pamiurtuuq

ᐸᒥᐅᕐᑑᖅ

Otter

Aqikgiq

ᐊᕿᒡᒋᖅ

Rock Ptarmigan

Amaruq

ᐊᒪᕈᖅ

Wolf

Nanuq

ᓇᓄᖅ

Polar bear

Ukaliq

ᐅᑲᓕᒃ

Arctic Hare

Pamiurtuuq

ᐸᒥᐅᕐᑑᖅ

Otter

Aqikgiq

ᐊᕿᒡᒋᖅ

Rock Ptarmigan

Amaruq

ᐊᒪᕈᖅ

Wolf

Nanuq

ᓇᓄᖅ

Polar bear

Ukaliq

ᐅᑲᓕᒃ

Arctic Hare

Pamiurtuuq

ᐸᒥᐅᕐᑑᖅ

Otter

Aqikgiq

ᐊᕿᒡᒋᖅ

Rock Ptarmigan

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