Ainu language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ainu language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

In Japan, the Ainu language is largely unknown and unloved, but linguists are fascinated by its mysteries | Public Radio International

In Japan, the Ainu language is largely unknown and unloved, but linguists are fascinated by its mysteries | Public Radio International

Urup Island, Russia |Urup is an uninhabited volcanic island in the Kuril Islands chain in the south of the Sea of Okhotsk, northwest Pacific Ocean

Urup Island, Russia |Urup is an uninhabited volcanic island in the Kuril Islands chain in the south of the Sea of Okhotsk, northwest Pacific Ocean

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In Japan, the Ainu language is largely unknown and unloved, but linguists are fascinated by its mysteries | Public Radio International

In Japan, the Ainu language is largely unknown and unloved, but linguists are fascinated by its mysteries | Public Radio International

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The Oroks and Ainu people of Far Eastern Russia/Northern Japan. c.1900-1920.   A few hundred Oroks still remain in both Russia and Japan. Of the Ainu, officially there are 25,000 in Japan though some have claimed the true figure is nearer 200,000. The Ainu language is virtually extinct.

The Oroks and Ainu people of Far Eastern Russia/Northern Japan. c.1900-1920. A few hundred Oroks still remain in both Russia and Japan. Of the Ainu, officially there are 25,000 in Japan though some have claimed the true figure is nearer 200,000. The Ainu language is virtually extinct.

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Ushishir (Russian: Ушишир; Japanese 宇志知島; Ushishiru-tō) is an uninhabited volcanic island located in the centre of the Kuril Islands chain in the Sea of Okhotsk in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Its name is derived from the Ainu language for "hot spring".

Ushishir (Russian: Ушишир; Japanese 宇志知島; Ushishiru-tō) is an uninhabited volcanic island located in the centre of the Kuril Islands chain in the Sea of Okhotsk in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Its name is derived from the Ainu language for "hot spring".

#Chashi (in Ainu language: casi) is a term for the hilltop #Ainu fortifications. Here one of the most famous, in #Katsuragaoka, northern Hokkaido. UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site.

#Chashi (in Ainu language: casi) is a term for the hilltop #Ainu fortifications. Here one of the most famous, in #Katsuragaoka, northern Hokkaido. UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site.

The origin of the Ainu people in Japan is unknown and the Ainu speak a language that resembles no other language on Earth. The great majority of the Ainu live on Japan's 2nd largest island, Hokkaido. Ainu are light-skinned. Some have red or brown hair and green or blue eyes. Scientists have no been able to determine where these people come from. According to the Ainu themselves, their ancestors came from the sky, in other words, they are of extraterrestrial origin.

The origin of the Ainu people in Japan is unknown and the Ainu speak a language that resembles no other language on Earth. The great majority of the Ainu live on Japan's 2nd largest island, Hokkaido. Ainu are light-skinned. Some have red or brown hair and green or blue eyes. Scientists have no been able to determine where these people come from. According to the Ainu themselves, their ancestors came from the sky, in other words, they are of extraterrestrial origin.

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