Useful Iñupiaq phrases

A collection of useful phrases in Iñupiaq. Click on the English phrases to see them in many other languages.

EnglishIñupiaq
WelcomeQaimarutin
HelloHalauġikpiñ
How are you?
I'm fine.
Qanuq itpich? Qanuġitpich?
Nakuuyunga / Nakuuruŋa, taikkuu
Long time no seeTakunasaarnakuni
What's your name?
My name is ...
Kinauvin
Atira ....
Where are you from?
I'm from ...
Nakinngaaqpin / Suminngaaqpin?
...nngaaqpunga
Pleased to meet youKatigatchiarit
Good morningUvlaasatkun / Uvlaalluataq
Good afternoon/evening Unnusatkun
Good nightUnnuaqsatkun
GoodbyeTautugniaqmiġikpiñ / Qiñiġisilgitkikpiñ
Cheers/Good health!Sayakturutchiaq
Have a nice dayUvluqatchiaq
I don't understandKangiqsinngittunga
Please speak more slowlyAtii uqaulasraluanngiluitin
Please say it againAtii uqatkannigit
Can you please write it down?Aglaktuqtuulauqpiung?
Do you speak Iñupiaq?Inupiatuusruunguvin?
How do you say ... ?Qanuq taiñaqpa . . .?
Excuse me/Sorry Pisaraluarnak / Pisanritchikpin
Pisaŋŋitkikpiñ / Tusaaŋŋisiqtuŋa
How much does it cost?Una Qavsit/Qapsit?
Thank you
Response
Quyanaq / Qayaannaqpauraq / Taikuuqpauraq
Akuqtuġikpiñ / Paġlagikpiñ
Where's the toilet?Sumi/Naung anarvik?
Naami anaġvik? Itchuqtaaġvik?
Would you like to dance with me?Mumirluu?
I love youNakuagigikpin / Nakuagikpakpin / Piqpavagin
Get well soonNakuuqsirugniglutit
Help!
Fire!
Stop!
Ikayuq!
Ikniq!
Qasruqtuq!/Asu!
Call the police!Tuqłuġlugich puliisat/aikł̣iksuqti!
Merry ChristmasQuvianagli Anaiyyuniqpaliqsi suli Nakuuluni Ukiutqiutiqsi
One language is never enoughUqautchiq atausiq naammalaittuq

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