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Eskimo-Aleut languages Explained

Eskimo-Aleut languages at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Family of languages spoken in Greenland, Canada, Alaska, and E Siberia by the Eskimo and Aleut peoples. Aleut, distantly related to the Eskimo languages, consists of E and W dialects; today both are spoken by fewer than 400 people. The Eskimo languages have two subgroups: Yupik (five languages), spoken on the Chukchi Peninsula in Siberia and in SW Alaska; and Inupiaq-Inuktitut, a continuum of dialects spoken across arctic Alaska and Canada to the coasts of Labrador and Greenland. Yupik languages are spoken today by around 13,000 people, while Inupiaq-Inuktitut has over 100,000 speakers, nearly half speakers of Greenlandic Inuktitut.