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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Japanese  () (りん) (kirin), from Middle Chinese.

NounEdit

kirin (plural kirins)

  1. A mythical Chinese hooved chimerical creature, said to appear in conjunction with the arrival of a sage.

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FinnishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

kirin

  1. Genitive singular form of kiri.

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

kirin

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

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

kirin

  1. Genitive singular form of kir.

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

kirin

  1. Rōmaji transcription of きりん

KurdishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Iranian *kar-, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷer-. Cognates include Bactrian κιρ- (kir-), Persian ـگر(-gar).[1]

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PronunciationEdit

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

VerbEdit

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 .
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    • 2012, “Ji bo Kurdistanê banga referandumê hate kirin”, in 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.[1], retrieved 2012-10-31:
  1. (transitive) to take for husband or wife, to marry (someone)
    • 2012, Min go tu xwe darva bikî jî ez te nakim, niha jî çi dikî bike, qet xema min nîn e.[2], retrieved 2012-01-19:

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cheung, Johnny (2007), “kar”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Iranian Verb (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 2), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 237