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Inari

(ē`närē), Swed. Enare, lake, c.500 sq mi (1,290 sq km), N Finland. It is fed by the Ivalojoki and empties into the Arctic Ocean through the Paatsjoki. Lake Inari contains more than 3,000 islands and is a tourist attraction.

Inari

 

a lake in northern Finland. Situated at an elevation of 114 m, in a broad depression of glacial-tectonic origin. Area, about 1,050 sq km; maximum depth, 60 m. Its shores are strongly indented and mostly swampy, and it has about 3,000 islands. Outflow is by way of the Pats River into the Barents Sea. It is frozen over from November to March.

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However, as far as deities are concerned, the deity is connected with Amaterasu, Inari, Monju, Aizen, Nyoirin Kannon, Benzaiten, Ugajin, Shinra Myojin, Bishamonten, Izuna Gongen, and especially Benzaiten.
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This collection of articles, which seeks to excite further study in this set of languages most closely associated with Finnish, describes new research into what was once called "Lapp" or "Lappish." Offerings include a case study of Saami and Finnish and papers on grade alternation in a Saami language and its abstract declarative phonology, productive syncretism in inflectional morphology, roots and verbs in North Saami, evidence for the instability of systems with ternary length distinctions, and events and case in Inari Saami along with Inari Saami verbal agreement.
Sjogren also visited Lapland between August 1825 and February 1826, going through Sodankyla, Inari (= Enari), Utsjoki, Petsamo, and Kola, and then spent three more weeks in Mezen' (Gouvernement Archangelsk) in March and April 1826.
'pile up', then mori means 'a mound with clods of earth piled higher than a field'; (3) from the old Korean language, mure corrupted (see Nihonsyoki); (4) from furo in China or Asia, such as inari-buro for Inari's forest (the god of cereals) or ten-o-buro, a forest of the Buddhist god in the lowest rank in the world of desire, Yanagita refers to a village where a shrine is called furo.
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The first Same music school at university level is being planned in Inari, Finland.
The cultural distinctiveness as well as the threats to language and lifeways of various groups of Sami, especially the more easterly groups including the Aanaar (Inari) Sami, the Skolte Sami, and the Kola peninsula Sami, are recognized.
The only non-Kansai director, Mikio Inari, was born in Fukuoka, but attended university in Tokyo.