Ainu
アィヌ・イタㇰ, Aynu=itak
Country Russia, Japan
Region Currently only Hokkaido; formerly also southern and central Sakhalin, the Kuril Islands and possibly northern Honshu
Ethnicity 25,000-200,000 ethnic Ainu (estimated)
Speakers
2
Family
Language isolate or one of the world's primary language families
Dialects
Writing
Katakana, Latin (present)
AreaKuril Islands (Tsishima), Hokkaido.
Language Sites
ISO 639-2 ain
ISO 639-3 ain
Glottolog ainu1252
Ainu map.svg
Map of pre-1945 distribution of Ainu languages and dialects
Type Date Title Vernacular ID Links