Ainu phrasebook

Ainu (アイヌ・イタㇰ, Aynu=itak) is one of the ethnic languages of Hokkaido, Japan.

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Common signs

OPEN 
CLOSED 
ENTRANCE 
EXIT 
PUSH 
PULL 
TOILET 
MEN 
WOMEN 
FORBIDDEN 
Hello. 
Irankarapte. ( )
Hello. (informal) 
He. ( )
How are you? 
E=iwanke ya? ( ?)
Fine, thank you. 
Ku=iwanke, iyairaykere. ( )
What is your name? 
E=re hemanta ya? ( ?)
My name is ______ . 
K=ani anakne ______ ku=ne. ( _____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
Irankarapte. ( )
Please. 
. ( )
Thank you. 
Iyairaykere. ( )
You’re welcome. 
E. ( )
Yes. 
E. ( )
No. 
Somo. ( )
Excuse me. (getting attention) 
. ( )
Excuse me. (begging pardon) 
Ku=yayapapu. ( )
I’m sorry. 
Ku=yayapapu. ( )
Goodbye (for those who leave) 
Apunno paye yan. ( )
Goodbye (for those who stay) 
Apunno oka yan. ( )
I can’t speak Ainu language [well]. 
[ ]. ( [ ])
Do you speak English? 
Amerika-itak ku=hawean eaykap ya? ( ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
? ( ?)
Help! 
! ( !)
Look out! 
! ( !)
Good morning. 
. ( )
Good evening. 
. ( )
Good night. 
. ( )
Good night (to sleep) 
. ( )
I don’t understand. 
. ( )
Where is the toilet? 
Asinru hunak an ya? ( ?)
Leave me alone. 
. ( .)
Don’t touch me! 
Somo tempa! ( !)
I’ll call the police. 
. ( .)
Police! 
Keisatu! ( !)
Stop! Thief! 
! ! ( ! !)
I need your help. 
. ( .)
It’s an emergency. 
. ( .)
I’m lost. 
. ( .)
I lost my bag. 
. ( .)
I lost my wallet. 
. ( .)
I’m sick. 
Ku=sieye. ( .)
I’ve been injured. 
. ( .)
I need a doctor. 
. ( .)
Can I use your phone? 
? ( ?)
1 
sine ( )
2 
tu ( )
3 
re ( )
4 
ine ( )
5 
asikne ( )
6 
iwan ( )
7 
arwan ( )
8 
tupesan ( )
9 
sinepesan ( )
10 
wan ( )
11 
sine ikasma wan ( )
12 
tu ikasma wan ( )
13 
re ikasma wan ( )
14 
ine ikasma wan ( )
15 
asikne ikasma wan ( )
16 
iwan ikasma wan ( )
17 
arwan ikasma wan ( )
18 
tupesan ikasma wan ( )
19 
sinepesan ikasma wan ( )
20 
hotne ( )
21 
sine ikasma hotne ( )
22 
tu ikasma hotne ( )
23 
re ikasma hotne ( )
30 
wan ikasma hotne ( )
40 
tu-hotne ( )
50 
wan ikasma tu-hotne ( )
60 
re-hotne ( )
70 
wan ikasma re-hotne ( )
80 
ine-hotne ( )
90 
wan ikasma ine-hotne ( )
100 
asikne-hotne ( )
200 
( )
300 
( )
1,000 
( )
2,000 
( )
1,000,000 
( )
1,000,000,000 
( )
1,000,000,000,000 
( )
number _____ (train, bus, etc.) 
( )
half 
( )
less 
( )
more 
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