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A qilin statue in Beijing's Simmer Pailace.
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"Qilin" in Cheenese chairacters
Cheenese name
Cheenese 麒麟
Vietnamese name
Vietnamese alphabet kỳ lân
Chữ Hán 麒麟
Korean name
Hangul 기린
Hanja 麒麟
Japanese name
Kanji 麒麟
Hiragana きりん

The qilin ([tɕʰǐ.lǐn]; Cheenese: 麒麟) is a meethical huifed chimerical craitur kent in Cheenese an ither East Asie culturs, said tae appear wi the imminent arrival or passin o a sage or illustrious ruler.[1]

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  1. "qilin (Chinese mythology)". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 24 July 2011.