Qilin

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A qilin statue in Beijing's Simmer Pailace.
Qilin
Qilin (Chinese characters).svg
"Qilin" in Cheenese chairacters
Cheenese name
Cheenese麒麟
Vietnamese name
Vietnamese alphabetkỳ lân
Chữ Hán麒麟
Korean name
Hangul기린
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.