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 Translation for 'Ainu' from English to Russian
NOUN1   an Ainu | Ainu / Ainus
NOUN2   Ainu [language] | -
этн.
айн {м}
Ainu
линг.
айнский язык {м}
Ainu [language]
этн.
айны {мн}
Ainu {pl}
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Translation for 'Ainu' from English to Russian

Ainu
айн {м}этн.
Ainu [language]
айнский язык {м}линг.
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Ainu {pl}
айны {мн}этн.
Usage Examples English
  • In 1899 he worked in Hokkaido and Chishima Islands, studying the Ainu people, yielding a 1903 book "Chishima Ainu, "on the Kuril Ainu.
  • After studying Ainu skeletons in 1888, he began working in anthropology. Citing the results of his Ainu research, he argued that prehistoric man was included among Ainu.
  • In the Ainu language, the katakana ク can be written as small ㇰ, representing a final k sound as in アイヌイタㇰ "Ainu itak" (Ainu language).
  • Ever since the Ainu were recognised as the indigenous people of Japan in 2019, the Ainu have been able to apply for special land rights if requested.
  • Alexander Vovin (1993) argues that the Ainu languages originated in Central Honshu, and were later pushed northwards into Hokkaido, where the early Ainu-speakers merged with local groups, forming the historical Ainu ethnicity.

  • Due to the Ainu Cultural Promotion Act of 1997, Ainu dictionaries transformed and became tools for improving communication and preserving records of the Ainu language in order to revitalize the language and promote the culture.
  • The work of researcher Kayano Shigeru has been prominent in the revival of Ainu, including the recording of the Ainu oral epics known as "yukar".
  • Created under the pretense of protecting the Ainu people, organizations such as the Ainu Association of Hokkaido argue that the law served to confiscate Ainu land and destroy their traditional culture.
  • The matanpushi (Ainu/Japanese: マタンプシ) is a traditional garment worn by the Ainu people of Japan.
  • Chiri's academic work focused on the Ainu language.

  • "Megachile ainu" is a species of bee in the family Megachilidae.
  • He devoted his life to improving the standing of the Ainu people, expressing his ideas as tanka in newspapers and magazines and influencing the Ainu youth of the time.
  • According to Kikuchi Toshihiko from the Hokkaido University, the Okhotsk people, which were mainly based in northern Hokkaido, are direct ancestral to the Ainu and can be considered as "proto-Ainu".
  • A startle disorder similar to latah, called [...] (sometimes spelled "imu:"), is found among Ainu people, both Sakhalin Ainu and Hokkaido Ainu.
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