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English

Etymology

From Ainu アイヌ (aynu)

Adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to the Ainu ethnic group or their language.

Translations

Proper noun

  1. An ethnic group on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido.
  2. The endangered language spoken by the Ainu ethnic group, generally considered a language isolate with no known relation to other languages.

Translations

ethnic group
language

See also

Alternative spellings

Pronunciation

  • /?ajnu/

Proper noun

Ainu (アイヌ)
  1. man
  2. The Ainu people.

Extensive Definition

Ainu may refer to:

See also

Ainu in French: Ainu
Ainu in Italian: Ainu
Ainu in Dutch: Aino
Ainu in Norwegian: Ainu
Ainu in Portuguese: Ainu
Ainu in Russian: Айну
Ainu in Finnish: Ainu
Ainu in Thai: ไอนุ (แก้ความกำกวม)
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