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Inău may refer to:

  • Inău, a village in the town of Târgu Lăpuş, Maramureş County
  • Inău, a village in Someș-Odorhei Commune, Sălaj County
  • Ineu Peak, a mountain in Romania

Inau or Inaw, Ainu: イナウ or イナゥ, is an Ainu term for a ritual wood shaving stick used in Ainu prayers to the spiritual world. They were used in most Ainu religious rituals, and were also frequently made to request assistance for hunting and childbirth. Some can be used multiple times, while others are destroyed immediately after one use. Their size and the direction in which they are shaved depends on which kamuy it is offered to and what is being requested.