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Words in English from Native Languages

Craig, a whale biologist in Alaska, wonders how many words have been adopted into English from such languages as Inuit, Yupik, Tlingit and Inupiaq. Indigenous languages in the far North have contributed mukluk, malamute, kayak, and parka. The word...

Y V Ulluq Q

Y V Ulluq Q  n.— «Hazy light started lingering on the southern horizon deep into the months when the sky normally would contain nothing but stars.…The sharp difference between the cold air on the ground and the warmer air above...

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