Verification of North Baffin Linguistic Forms

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: social sciences, linguistics, Inuktitut language

Principal Investigator: Lipscomb, David (1)
Licence Number: 8101
Organization: McGill University
Licensed Year(s): 1988
Issued: Jan 01, 1988

Objective(s): to evaluate whether available information on the North Baffin Inuktitut dialect is correct

Project Description: Mr. Lipscomb has been collecting information on the Inuktitut dialect spoken in north Baffin from various books. Since the books do not always agree, he wants to talk with someone to find out how the language is now spoken. He is comparing the variation in word structure of the north Baffin dialect with the variation in word structure seen among all the Inuktitut dialects.