Definition of Eskimo-Aleut in English:

Eskimo-Aleut

adjective

  • Relating to the family of languages comprising Inuit, Yupik, and Aleut.

    • ‘The Eskimo-Aleut family consists of nine languages, spoken by about 85000 people.’
    • ‘The Eskimo-Aleut languages are unrelated to any American Indian language groups.’

noun

  • The Eskimo-Aleut family of languages.

    • ‘The ‘keepers of the language ‘should be the language family - Algonquian, Athapaskan, Eskimo-Aleut, Haida, Iroquoian, Siouan, Tlingit, Wakashan.’’

Pronunciation:

Eskimo-Aleut

/ˌeskəˌmōəˈlo͞ot/