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Eskimo(Other) translation: nanuk

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English term or phrase:polar bear
Eskimo(Other) translation:nanuk
Entered by: Peter Shortall
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18:54 Dec 18, 2005
English to Eskimo(Other) translations [Non-PRO]
Science - Zoology / biology
English term or phrase: polar bear
the word that describes a large ursine mammal, white in color, living in artic regions
Lisa Kendall
nanuk
Explanation:
See link below.

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Note added at 18 mins (2005-12-18 19:12:54 GMT)
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And these:

http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/ecology/polarbears.htm
http://www.chevroncars.com/wocc/lrn/artcl/artcl.jhtml?id=/co...
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Peter Shortall
Local time: 01:32
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4 +2nanuk
Peter Shortall


  

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17 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
nanuk


Explanation:
See link below.

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Note added at 18 mins (2005-12-18 19:12:54 GMT)
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And these:

http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/ecology/polarbears.htm
http://www.chevroncars.com/wocc/lrn/artcl/artcl.jhtml?id=/co...


    Reference: http://www.churchillmb.net/~cnsc/ab-attrac-bears.html
Peter Shortall
Local time: 01:32
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agree  Andrés Martínez: www.polarbearsinternational.org/ bear-facts/inuit-and-polar-bears
2 hrs
  -> If I knew the Inuit for "thankyou" I'd say it!

agree  Nizo: Inuit (Inuktitut). Also written "nanook" or "nanuq": http://www.livingdictionary.com/term/viewTerm.jsp?term=69677... http://www.marinemammalcenter.org/learning/education/mammali...
17 days
  -> thanks
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Dec 18, 2005 - Changes made by Andrés Martínez:
Field (specific)Livestock / Animal Husbandry » Zoology


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