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Äynu (Ainu)

The Äynu (Äynu: ئەينۇ) are a Saqa Turkic speaking ethnic group that are indigenous to Uyğuristan (East Turkistan), Zhongguo (China).


Äynu is of uncertain etymology; although, it is unlikely to be Turkic. The Äynu are pejoratively referred to as Abdal, a corruption of Yedivar.

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