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Ainu History and Culture


1●Ainu People
2●Eating Habits
3●Wild Vegetable
4●Fishing
5●Hunting
6●Agriculture
7●Clothing
8●Ornaments
9●Housing
10●Religion/"Sending Spirits Back"
11●Life of the Ainu
12●Sacred Dances
13●Oral Literature
14●Language
15●Ainu Museum
English
Ainu language
mountain nupuri
river pet, nai
water wakka
lake, pond to
road ru
bridge poro
small pon
town, village kotan
open space mimtar
god kamuy
human ainu
boy hekachi
girl matkachi
grand father ekashi
grand mother fuchi
father michi
mother hapo
brother yupo
sister sapo
head sapa
face nan
eye shik
ear kisar
nose etu
mouth par
hand tek
laugh mina
cry chish
sneeze eshna
foot ure
sit down a
stand up ash
go to bed mokor
get up hopuni
hellow irankarapte
thank you iyairaikere
see you sui unukar an ro
English
Ainu language
today tanto
yesterday numan
tomorrow nisatta
morning kunneiwa
noon tonoshki
evening anchikar
rain apto
wind rera
cloud nishkur
rainbow rayochi
snow upash
tree ni
forest nitai
grass mun, kina
flower nonno
dog seta
cat chape
country moshir
play shinot
song shinotca
dance rimse
house chise
fire ape
meal ipe
one shinep
two tup
three rep
four inep
five ashiknep
six iwanpe
seven arwanpe
eight tupesanpe
nine shinepesanpe
ten wanpe
one hundred ashiknehotpe

 

English
Ainu language
shiraoi shirau o i (a place with many horseflies)
sapporo sat poro pet (dry, large river)
noboribetsu nupur pet (muddy river)
muroran mo rueran (small slope)
rusutsu ru sut (road end)
lake toya toya (pond shore)
lake shikotsu shi kot (large valley)

 


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