Qinuite in Yuit (Alaska, US, Russia)
"Kiñuiñak" (peace), "илакулъык'" / "Ilakuljyq" (peace), "Nepaitnaq" (peacefulness), "uitanqegcineq" (peace), "Qinuite" (to be at peace) or "Quunir" (to be calm) in Yuit, Siberian Yupiks or Yuits, are a Yupik Eskimo people who reside along the coast of the Chukchi Peninsula in the far northeast of the Russian Federation and on St. Lawrence Island in Alaska. They speak Central Siberian Yupik, a Yupik language of the Eskimo–Aleut family of languages. The language of Native Americans of Alaska (Central Alaskan Yupik (or Yugtun) - the largest dialect is spoken in Yukon River, Nelson Island, Kuskokwim River, and Bristol Bay areas.
Calm Silvery Water
"Quunir" is to be calm in Yuit or Siberian Yupiks
a language of Russian and Alaska
"quuner" is calm weather
"cawiguuyar" is a word for when the water is silvery calm
and "akicug" describes the reflection
on calm silvery water
Spend some time near a lake or visualize a lake so calm that the water looks silvery. What do you see reflected in the silvery surface?
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