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Ainu

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Definition of the noun Ainu

What does Ainu mean as a name of something?

Ainu is a genus of Tenebrionidae, described by Lewis in 1894.

Definition of the adjective Ainu

What does Ainu mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

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

Writings

"Ainu" is a book by Jefferik Stocklassa.

Miscellanea

Ainu a.k.a. Ainu Language: Ainu is the sole survivor of the Ainu languages, spoken by members of the Ainu ethnic group on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido.

Phrases with Ainu

  1. Genus Ainu
  2. Janua ainu
  3. Cyphon Ainu
  4. Elater Ainu
  5. Ampedus Ainu
  6. Damaeus ainu
  7. Dalopius Ainu
  8. Mordella Ainu
  9. Podabrus Ainu
  10. Abstrulia Ainu
  11. Gambrinus Ainu
  12. Harminius Ainu
  13. Megachile ainu
  14. Perlomyia Ainu
  15. Stavsolus Ainu
  16. Tetratoma Ainu
  17. Trichosea Ainu
  18. Dexiospira ainu
  19. Hypocaccus ainu
  20. Limoniscus Ainu

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ainu

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Google preview180 Days of Reading for Sixth Grade: Practice, Assess, Diagnose (2017)

by Kinberg, Margot

Ainu is a very old language. American Sign Language is used by people with deafness. The Cherokee did not used to have a written alphabet. Several languages do not have a written alphabet. How are American Sign Language letters ...

Google previewDaily Reading Practice for Sixth Grade (Week 27) (2014)

by Margot Kinberg

Ainu is a very old language. American Sign Language is used by people with deafness. The Cherokee did not used to have a written alphabet. Several languages do not have a written alphabet. How are American Sign Language letters ...

Google previewThe Nation (1893)

Nevertheless, the Ainn are men, and the term Ainu is a genuine word which has a linguistic, ethnological, and...

Ainu is the pure vernacular, meaning men, and should everywhere displace the second-hand, foreign, and mistaken term Aino.

Google previewAdjective attribution (2016)

by Michael Rießler

Ainu is an isolate spoken on ...

Google previewThe Languages of Japan and Korea (2012)

by Nicolas Tranter

position;19 Ainu is a socalled prodrop language but indexing (= verbal crossreference marking) is obligatory. With respect to indexing, Ainu shows mixed alignment: There is neutral alignment in second and third person ...

Google previewThe Languages of East and Southeast Asia (2005)

An Introduction by Cliff Goddard

Ainu is an indigenous language of Japan which is (or rather, used to be) spoken on the northern island of Hokkaido ̄. No plausible genetic link has been established with any other language or language family, so it too is a language isolate.

Google previewThe Languages of Japan (1990)

by Masayoshi Shibatani

Ainu is a so-called SOV language - a language in which the major constituents, subject, object and verb, occur in that order. The general pattern of modification and other features associated with basic word order are consistent with the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Stateless Nations: Ethnic and National Groups around the World, 2nd Edition (2016)

Ethnic and National Groups around the World by James B. Minahan

The Ainu probably inhabited the entire Japanese archipelago before the ancient invasions from mainland Asia. In the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries CE, Japanese colonizers moved into Ainu territory in northern Honshu. By the 1500s the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Asian Mythology (2001)

by David Leeming

The few Ainu who remain live in the northern islands. The essential dualism of Ainu mythology is expressed by a supreme deity in Heaven and evil deities who live in the world below. There is a fire goddess who presides over a kind of Last ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Stateless Nations: S-Z (2002)

by James Minahan

Tamils; Teleganas; Tibetans; Tripuris; Uttarakhandis; Zomis Indonesia: Acehnese; Ambonese; East Timorese; Ibans; Melayus; South Sulawesis; West Papuans Japan: Ainu; Okinawans Korea: Jejuvians Laos: Chams; Hmongs; Lahu ; Shans; ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of United States-Japan Relations (2007)

by Van John Sant, Peter Mauch, Yoneyuki Sugita

AINU restored based on a special agreement after concluding a peace treaty with Italy. Acting on this precedent as well as consistent effort of the Japanese corporations, the US. government agreed to this request. See also WORLD WAR H.

Google previewThe Atlantis Encyclopedia (2005)

by Frank Joseph

The Ainu are mixed descendants of a Caucasian population that inhabited Japan before Asian immigrations from Korea. They may have belonged to the same white population that inhabited the kingdom of Mu and dispersed across the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Shinto (2002)

by Stuart D. b. Picken

AINU.

Google previewJapan at War: An Encyclopedia (2013)

An Encyclopedia by Louis G. Perez

Ainu leaders sometimes formed alliances and fought other groups to defend or expand territory or gain access to trading partners. The Kakizaki/Matsumae's desire to establish and maintain a trade monopoly on Hokkaido inevitably drew them ...

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Small photo of Woman dressed up in traditional costume of Ainu (Ainu are an indigenous caucasian-like ethnic group of Japan lived in Hokkaido)Small photo of Japanese tea pots under the fire as a reproduction of Ainu people's house (Ainu are an indigenous caucasian-like ethnic group of Japan lived in Hokkaido)Small photo of Japanese tea pots under the fire as a reproduction of Ainu people's house (Ainu are an indigenous caucasian-like ethnic group of Japan lived in Hokkaido)Small photo of CAMBODIA - CIRCA 1999: stamp printed by Cambodia, shows a dog?ainu ken) circa 1999Small photo of Wooden bear in The Ainu Museum at Hokkaido at HokkaidoSmall photo of Shiraoi, JAPAN, OCTOBER 12, 2014 - Performance in Ainu village listed in UNESCOSmall photo of Shiraoi, JAPAN, OCTOBER 12, 2014 - Ainu woman in Shiraoi Ainu Museum (Porotokotan) More...

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Scrabble value of A1I1N1U1

The value of this 4-letter word is 4 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of AINU

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