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Eastren Canadian Inuktitut
Native taeCanada
RegionNunavut, Nunavik (Quebec), Nunatsiavut (Newfoundland an Labrador)
Native speakers
34,000 (2011 census)[1]
36,000 thegither wi Inuvialuk (2006)[2]
Inuktitut syllabics, Inuktitut Braille, Laitin
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
Northwast Territories
Recognised minority
leid in
Regulatit biInuit Tapiriit Kanatami an various ither local institutions.
Leid codes
ISO 639-1iu
ISO 639-2iku
ISO 639-3ike
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Inuktitut (Inglis pronunciation: /ɪˈnʊkttʊt/; Inuktitut [inuktiˈtut], syllabics ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ; from inuk person + -titut lik, in the manner o), an aa Eastren Canadian Inuktitut or Eastren Canadian Inuit, is ane o the principal Inuit leids o Canadae.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Inuktitut at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Various Languages Spoken (147), Age Groups (17A) and Sex (3) for the Population of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2006 Census – 20% Sample Data and Selected Language Characteristics (165), Aboriginal Identity (8), Age Groups (7), Sex (3) and Area of Residence (6) for the Population of Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2006 Census – 20% Sample Data (Total – Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population
  3. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Eastern Canadian Inuktitut". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.