Aleut


Aleut
Aleut [al′ē o͞ot΄, al′yo͞ot΄, ə lo͞ot′]
n.
[Russ < ? Chukchi aliuit, islanders ]
1. pl. Aleuts or Aleut a member of an indigenous people of the Aleutian Islands and parts of mainland Alaska
2. the language of this people, related to Eskimo
adj.
of the Aleuts or their language or culture

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  • Aleut — n. a member of the people inhabiting the Aleutian Islands. Same as {Aleutian}, n. Syn: Aleutian. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aleut — native of the Aleutian Islands, 1780, of unknown origin, probably from a native word. First applied by Russian explorers c.1750, perhaps from Alut, name of a coastal village in Kamchatka [Bright]. Their name for themselves is unangax …   Etymology dictionary

  • Aleut — Infobox Ethnic group group = Aleut Traditional Aleut dress pop = 17,000 to 18,000 region1 = flagcountry|United States pop1 = 17,000 [including 5,000 part AleutFact|date=February 2007] ref1 = region2 = flagcountry|Russia pop2 = 700 ref2 =… …   Wikipedia

  • Aleut — /euh looht , al ee ooht /, n. 1. Also, Aleutian. a member of a people native to the Aleutian Islands and the western Alaska Peninsula who are related physically and culturally to the Eskimos. 2. the language of the Aleuts, distantly related to… …   Universalium

  • Aleut — noun 1. a member of the people inhabiting the Aleutian Islands and southwestern Alaska • Syn: ↑Aleutian • Hypernyms: ↑Indian, ↑American Indian, ↑Red Indian 2. a community of Native Americans who speak an Eskimo Aleut language and inhabit the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aleut Ka — Cyrillic alphabet navbox Heading=Cyrillic letter Aleut Ka uuc=051E ulc=051FAleut Ka (Majuscule: unicode| #x051E;, Minuscule: unicode| #x051F;) is used in Aleut Orthography to represent a Q.It is equivalent to a Bashkir Ka as well as Qaf …   Wikipedia

  • Aleut — /əˈlut/ (say uh looht) noun 1. the indigenous people of the Aleutian Islands, related to the Inuits. 2. (plural Aleuts or Aleut) a member of this people. 3. the language spoken by this people, of the Eskimo Aleut family. –Aleutian /əˈluʃən/ (say… …   Australian English dictionary

  • aleut — is. Aleut və Komandor adalarının əsas əhalisinin adı və bu əhaliyə mənsub adam …   Azərbaycan dilinin izahlı lüğəti

  • Aleut — noun Etymology: Russian Date: 1780 1. a member of a people of the Aleutian and Shumagin islands and the western part of Alaska Peninsula 2. the language of the Aleuts …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Aleut — 1. adjective /ˌæliːˈuːt,ˈæliːˌuːt,əluːt/ Of the Aleutian Islands, their inhabitants or their language. Syn: Aleutian 2. noun /ˌæliːˈuːt,ˈæliːˌuːt,əluːt/ a) A native or inhabitant of the Aleutian Islands …   Wiktionary