Kirin vs Keirin - What's the difference?

kirin | keirin |


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.

kirin

English

(wikipedia kirin)

Noun

(en noun)
  • 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
  • ...a red and gold textile with phoenixes in one row swooping towards qilins in the next amidst a densely foliated ground...
  • * 2001 , David J. Roxburgh, Prefacing the image: the writing of art history in sixteenth-century Iran
  • Roundel depicting dragon attacked by qilins ; mounted on an album page.
  • * 2010 , Molly Blaisdell, Necdet Yilmaz, Truth about Unicorns
  • When the qilin leaves, the emperor traces the shapes he saw into the dirt.

    Synonyms

    * qilin

    keirin

    English

    Noun

  • (cycling) A form of track cycling originating in Japan, where riders must initially race behind a motorised pace-setter.
  • See also

    * derny

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