Definition of Qallunaat in English:

Qallunaat

(also Kallunait)

Pronunciation /kaˈluːnat/

noun

  • With reference to peoples in Canada and Greenland With plural agreement. Non-Inuit people, considered collectively. Also occasionally as a count noun: = Qallunaaq .

adjective

  • With reference to peoples in Canada and Greenland = Qallunaaq .

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in American Ethnologist. From Eastern Canadian Inuit qallunaat, plural of qallunaaq Qallunaaq.