Inuktitut facts for kids
|ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ, Inuktitut, Inuttitut, Inuktitun, Inuinnaqtun, Inuttut, and other local names|
|Native to||Canada (Nunavut, Quebec (Nunavik), Northwest Territories, Newfoundland and Labrador (Nunatsiavut))|
|Native speakers||14,000 (1991)
36,000 together with Inuvialuk (2006)
|Writing system||Inuktitut syllabics, Latin|
|Official language in||Nunavut, Nunavik, Northwest Territories, Nunatsiavut (Canada)|
|Regulated by||Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and various other local institutions.|
The Inuit write Inuktitut in two ways. One way to write Inuktitut is by using the Roman alphabet. The other way to write Inuktitut is by using an abugida, which is a kind of alphabet which has letters based on syllables.
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