Inuit vs Eskimo

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Inuit vs Eskimo

Postby hindupridemn » 2011-08-05, 15:46

What is the difference if any?

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Re: Inuit vs Eskimo

Postby linguoboy » 2011-08-05, 16:24

All Inuit are also Eskimo, but not all Eskimo are also Inuit. Quite simple, really. It's like asking what the difference is between "English" and "British".
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