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Kyōsuke Kindaichi

Kyōsuke Kindaichi

Kyōsuke Kindaichi (金田一 京助 Kindaichi Kyōsuke, May 5, 1882 – November 14, 1971) was a Japanese linguist from Morioka, Iwate Prefecture. He is chiefly known for his dictations of yukar, or sagas of the Ainu people. Linguist Haruhiko Kindaichi was his son.

Kindaichi was also active as a poet and had good contacts with Ishikawa Takuboku. He is also the author of the dictionary Meikai Kokugo Jiten.

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