|↑ "Nocturne in Grey and Gold - Chelsea Snow" James McNeill Whistler (1876)|
Tuaq: Eskimo for lump of old ice frozen into new ice.
|↑ "Hunters in the Snow" Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1565)|
Qanipalaat: Eskimo for feathery clumps of falling snow.
|↑ "Moscow. Red Square" Boris Kustodiev|
Pukak: Eskimo for snow crust.
|↑ "Ipatiev monastery in the winter light" Aleksey Savrasov (1870)|
Nittaalaq: Eskimo for air thick with snow.
↑ "February" Grant Wood (1940)
Here's a little send-off from Kate Bush — it's my favorite song on 50 Words For Snow:
For extra credit, check out the title track "50 Words For Snow". (SPOILER: Stephen Frye monotonously recites Inuit snow words for eight minutes. It makes me feel like I'm watching performance art that I reaaaaaaly shouldn't be giggling at but I juuuuust can't help it... You know. But, like, in a good way.)
Inuit words via Azimuth.