Inuktitut Essentials: A Phrasebook


Travellers and newcomers to the Canadian Arctic have a unique opportunity to experience Inuktitut, the ancient and modern language of Inuit. Pirurvik’s Inuktitut phrasebook will equip you with handy words and phrases to use in a wide variety of situations: from boating trips on the region’s pristine waters to raucous community feasts and the daily grind in today’s modern workplaces.

» packed with over 1,000 words and expressions
» arranged by topic with a mini-dictionary at the back
» all you need to decipher Inuktitut’s syllabic writing system
» pronunciation guide
» information on Inuktitut’s various dialects.

Contributors: Chris Douglas, Leena Evic, Myna Ishulutak, Gavin Nesbitt, Jeela Palluq
Paperback: 176 pages
Publisher: Pirurvik Press (First Edition, 2009)
Language: Inuktitut and English
Product Description: 14 cm x 21.5 cm (8.5 x 5.5 inches)
ISBN: 978-0-9732178-2-7
Retail Price: $34.99

How to order:
Books are for sale either by contacting Pirurvik or, in Iqaluit, from the local Arctic Ventures and Malikkaat stores.