Kirin vs Keirin - What's the difference?
As a verb kirin
is to buy.
As a noun keirin is
(cycling) a form of track cycling originating in japan, where riders must initially race behind a motorised pace-setter.
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
* 2001 , David J. Roxburgh, Prefacing the image: the writing of art history in sixteenth-century Iran
- ...a red and gold textile with phoenixes in one row swooping towards qilins in the next amidst a densely foliated ground...
* 2010 , Molly Blaisdell, Necdet Yilmaz, Truth about Unicorns
- Roundel depicting dragon attacked by qilins ; mounted on an album page.
- When the qilin leaves, the emperor traces the shapes he saw into the dirt.
(cycling) A form of track cycling originating in Japan, where riders must initially race behind a motorised pace-setter.