Definition of Nunamiut in English:

Nunamiut

adjective

  • Designating an Inupiaq-speaking people of the inland areas of the Alaskan North Slope; of or relating to this people.

noun

  • An Inupiaq-speaking people of the inland areas of the Alaskan North Slope.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Arctic. From Inupiaq Nunamiut, self-designation from nuna land + -mi locative affix + -u person of + -t, plural suffix.

Pronunciation

Nunamiut

/ˌnuːnəˈmjuːt/