Pronunciation: (ī'nOO), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/ainu.html on line 73 [key]
—pl. -nus, (esp. collectively) -nu.
1. a member of an aboriginal population of northernmost Japan, having lighter skin and hairier bodies than other Japanese.
2. the language of the Ainus.
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