A collection of useful phrases in Alutiiq, an Eskimo-Aleut language spoken in western and southwestern Alaska.
See these phrases in any combination of two languages in the Phrase Finder. If you can provide recordings, corrections or additional translations, please contact me.
Key to abbreviations: frm = formal, inf = informal, sg = singular (said to one person), pl = plural (said to more than one person).
|Hello (General greeting)||Cama'i|
|Hello (on phone)|
|How are you?||Cestun et'cit?|
|Reply to 'How are you?'|
|Long time no see|
|What's your name?||Cestun atren?|
|My name is ...||Atqa ...|
|Where are you from?|
|I'm from ...|
|Pleased to meet you|
|Tang'rciqamken (See you later)|
|Cheers! Good Health!
(Toasts used when drinking)
|Have a nice day|
|Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
|Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
|I don't know||Nalluwaqa|
|I don't understand||Kangircinitua
|Please speak more slowly|
|Please say that again|
|Please write it down|
|Do you speak English?|
|Do you speak Alutiiq?|
|Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
|Speak to me in Alutiiq|
|How do you say ... in Alutiiq?|
|How much is this?||Qaugcinek?|
|Reply to thank you||Quyanaituq|
|Where's the toilet / bathroom?|
|This gentleman will pay for everything|
|This lady will pay for everything|
|Would you like to dance with me?|
|Do you come here often?|
|I miss you||Kusuwamken|
|I love you|
|Get well soon|
|Leave me alone!|
|Call the police!|
|Christmas greetings||Spraasnikam (Happy Holidays)|
|One language is never enough|
|My hovercraft is full of eels|
If you would like to make any corrections or additions to this page, or if you can provide recordings, please contact me.
Information about Alutiiq | Phrases | Numbers
Other collections of Alutiiq phrases
Aleut, Greenlandic, Inuktitut, Iñupiaq
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