the language of the Inupiat, spoken in N Alaska and in Canada and Greenland
of this language
nounpl. Inupiaq or I·nu·pi·aqs or I·nu·pi·at or I·nu·pi·ats
- A member of a group of Eskimoan peoples inhabiting the northwest and northern coastal areas of Alaska.
- The language of the Inupiaq. See Usage Notes at Eskimo, Inuit.
Origin of InupiaqInupiaq iñupiaq, original person : iñuk, person + -pia-, real + -q, sing. suff.
- Alternative spelling of Inupiak.