kirin

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Japanese 麒麟

Noun[edit]

kirin (plural kirins)

  1. A mythical Chinese hooved chimerical creature, said to appear in conjunction with the arrival of a sage.
    • 1989, Ernst J. Grube, Eleanor G. Sims, Islamic Art: Volume 3
      ...a red and gold textile with phoenixes in one row swooping towards qilins in the next amidst a densely foliated ground...
    • 2001, David J. Roxburgh, Prefacing the image: the writing of art history in sixteenth-century Iran
      Roundel depicting dragon attacked by qilins; mounted on an album page.
    • 2010, Molly Blaisdell, Necdet Yilmaz, Truth about Unicorns
      When the qilin leaves, the emperor traces the shapes he saw into the dirt.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

kirin

  1. Genitive singular form of kiri.

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Verb[edit]

kirin

  1. First-person singular indicative present form of kiriä.
  2. First-person singular indicative past form of kiriä.

Etymology 3[edit]

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kirin

  1. Genitive singular form of kir.

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Kurdish[edit]

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  • IPA(key): [kɪrɪn]
  • Hyphenation: ki‧rin

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kirin (third-person singular simple present dike, past tense kir)

  1. (transitive) to do, to make (to perform an action)
    • 1994, Dr. Usso B. Barnas, Dr. Johanna Salzer, Lehrbuch der kurdischen Sprache, page 99:
      Dengê bilûra wî wisa xweş bû, ku keç û xortên gund kar û barên xwe dihîştin, tenê şivanê bilûrvan gundar dikir .
    • 2012 July 24, “Ji bo Kurdistanê banga referandumê hate kirin”, 5 parlamenterên Partiya Keskan a Swêdê diyar kirin ku divê gelê kurd îradeya xwe bi xwe diyar bikin û xwestin ku li Bakûrê Kurdistanê di bin çavderiya Netewên Yekbûyî de referandum bê kirin., accessed on 2012-10-31:
  1. (transitive) to take for husband or wife, to marry (someone)
    • 2012 July 24, “[1]”, Min go tu xwe darva bikî jî ez te nakim, niha jî çi dikî bike, qet xema min nîn e., accessed on 2012-01-19:

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