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AINU ( Aini )

A nearly extinct language, spoken by 15 people out of an ethnic population of 15,000 in South Sakhalin Island, southern Kuril Islands, Russia and in Hokkaido, Japan;
it is different from the Ainu spoken in China.
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Lord's Prayer

Source: "Chikoro Utarapa Ne Yesu Kiristu Ashiri Aeuitaknup Oma Kambi" - The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ in Ainu
Translated out of the Greek by the Rev. John Batchelor C.M.S. (Sapporo, Japan), p. 14.
Printed for the Bible Societies’ Committee for Japan by the Yokohama Bunsha 1897.
http://www.archive.org/details/chikoroutarapane00batc

The New Testament in the Ainu language in PDF format

Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl – E-mail WKuhl44238@aol.com

Another version

Kando otta an chikoro Michi,
E kon reihei orota aeoripak kuni ne ki wa un kore.
E koro moshiri ekte wa un kore.
E kor' irenga kando otta an korachi,
moshir'otta ne yakka une no aki kuni ne ki wa un kore.
Kesto kesto chi e kunip tanto ne yakka un kore.
Chi utara anak ne chikoro ashosere utara tusare okere korachi,
chikoro shosep ne yakka tusare wa un kore.
Chi utara anak ne iteki akoramnukara kuni ne ki wa un kore;
koroka wenbe orowa no un ohaitare wa un kore.

Contributed by John C. Sacoolidge - E-mail JOHNSAC@worldnet.att.net

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