See also: Kirin and kirîn

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Japanese ()(りん) (kirin), from Middle Chinese. Doublet of qilin.

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.

AnagramsEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

kirin

  1. Rōmaji transcription of きりん

MursiEdit

NounEdit

kirin

  1. giraffe[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ David Turton, Mozes Yigezu, Oilsarali Olibui, Mursi-English-Amharic Dictionary, 2009

Northern KurdishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

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 .
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • 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:
  2. (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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See alsoEdit

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