Sugt'stun Word of the Week

Sugt'stun Word of the Week - October 7, 2018

Oct 7, 2018
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Tanqik  -  Moon

Tanqiliruq taumi pat'snarluni llama.

Translation:
The moon is bright and it is cold outside.

Sugt'stun Word of the Week - Sept. 30, 2018

Oct 1, 2018
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Ken’tuq  -  It is low tide.

Ken’tuq  aciwarluta

Translation:

It is low tide, let’s go gather seafood.

 

 

Sugt'stun Word of the Week - Sept. 23, 2018

Sep 25, 2018
Paola Castillo NASA/ESA - http://stardust.jpl.nasa.gov/tech/aerogel.html (image link), Public Domain

Qit’hnginartuq  -  It is dazzling.

Mitaq qit’hgninartuq qilagmi.

Translation:

That shooting star is dazzling.

 

Sugt'stun Word of the Week - Sept. 16, 2018

Sep 16, 2018
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Qagguanaruanraami - even though he/she is funny

Qagguanaruanraraami una Maurice suqninguar cartuq.
Translation:
Even though he is kind of funny, Maurice here, is serious.

Sugt'stun Word of the Week - Sept. 9, 2018

Sep 9, 2018
nanwalekhistory.com

Pituryatur warluta  -  Picnic

Unwaqu pamairtukut Nanwakcagmen
pituryatur warluta.

Translation:
Tomorrow, we are heading to Second Lake for a picnic.

Sugt'stun Word of the Week - August 26, 2018

Aug 27, 2018
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Unermiaqlluka - carrying it under his/her arm

Qangeq unermiaqlluku haggutaa tcateryigt'slua-cin.
Translation:  For a while now he has been carrying the pot under his arm, making us wonder why.

Sugt'stun Word of the Week - July 8, 2018

Jul 12, 2018
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Matarnaq  - Indian from the lower 48

Taugna matarnaq Chicago mek angqukaa.

That Indian from Chicago is my friend.

Sugt'stun Word of the Week - June 11, 2018

Jun 12, 2018
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Qaiyum qilua  -  Seal intestines

Qaigyum qilua asirlartuq qiuryaliqqllukiu.

Translation:
Seal intestines are good for braiding and smoking.

Sugt'stun Word of the Week - May 28, 2018

May 28, 2018
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Engarpakarluni  -  He laughed too hard.

Qurmicaggamalraa etqicaulluni!

Translation:
He laughed too hard and peed in his pants.

 

Sugt'stun Word of the Week - May 14, 2018

May 14, 2018
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Illipai  -  Her Bread

Illipai Emaa Nataliam tagua asirlartut.

Translation:
Emaa Natalie's bread is very good.

 

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