Inuktitut edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Inuit *nanu- (polar bear), from Proto-Eskimo *nanu- (polar bear). Cognates include Inupiaq nanuq, Greenlandic nanoq.

Proper noun edit

ᓇᓄᖅ (nanoq)

  1. (mythology) The Master of Bears

Noun edit

ᓇᓄᖅ (nanoq)

  1. polar bear

Descendants edit

  • English: nanook