An Ainu–English–Japanese Dictionary/Chapter I

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An Ainu–English–Japanese Dictionary by John Batchelor
Chapter I: Introduction
PART II.


A
GRAMMAR
OF THE
AINU LANGUAGE.


CHAPTER I.


INTRODUCTION.


  1. Works on Ainu Grammar.——2. Ainu and Japanese compared.——3. Word-building.——4. Root affinities between Japanese and Ainu.——5. Place names considered. (Part I. The Koropok-guru or Pit-dwellers of North Japan. Part II. A critical examination into Topographical nomenclature).——6. Yezo and Saghalien Ainu.——7. Agglutinization.——8. Hebrew words resembling Ainu.——9. Ainu and Basque.——10. Ainu and the Aryan connection.