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The Arctic Language That Doesn't Use An Alphabet

The Arctic Language That Doesn't Use An Alphabet

Inuktitut, the language by Inuit groups in many areas of the Arctic, doesn't have an alphabet. Instead, it has an abugida. Find out what that is and how it works in the video below.

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