Example sentences for: ainu

How can you use “ainu” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Not far from the spa town of Noboribetsu is Shiraoi, a well-reconstructed Ainu village complete with artisans demonstrating traditional arts and crafts.

  • An Ainu farmer speaks for the strange, tenacious hold of one's mother tongue: It's true the language is almost lost, but there's a lot of spirit still, so I don't think it's too late.

  • Only this year, the Ainu, an indigenous people of the Japanese island of Hokkaido, are struggling valiantly and often painfully to relearn their native language, which almost died out over the past fifty years.

  • These migrants, who later settled throughout the Japanese archipelago, were the ancestors of the present-day Ainu, whose Caucasoid facial and body hair distinguished them from subsequent immigrants from China, Manchuria, Korea, and perhaps the Malay Peninsula.

  • After years of neglect and discrimination, the cultural significance of the tiny though historically significant Ainu community is finally being recognized.


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