Top 10 Commonly Used Inuit Words for Snow and Their Meaning

Iñupiaq is a language spoken by Iñupiaq Inuits in Alaska. Here are some of their words for snow

The Top Ten Commonly Used Inuit Words for Snow and Their Meaning

1 Aniuvak - A mound of packed snow
2 Apun - Fallen snow
3 Nutagaq - Fresh powder snow
4 Piqsiq - Wet snow
5 Pukak - Granular snow formed under another layer
6 Qarjattaq - Overhanging snow
7 Qannik - Falling snow
8 Siļļiq - Crusty, hard snow
9 Piegnartoq - Snow that is good for driving sled
10 Aqilokoq - Softly falling snow
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