kirin

Translation

kirin means "Giraffe" in English.

kirin is normally written with katakana, as キリン.
kirin written with hiragana is きりん.
kirin written with kanji is 麒麟.
Romaji ki ri n
Hiragana
Katakana
Kanji

Trivia

  • kirinza 麒麟座 refers to the Giraffe constellation, "Camelopardalis."
  • kirinji 麒麟児, written with the kanji for the word "infant," may mislead you into thinking the word refers to a child giraffe, but it really means a "genius child," a "child prodigy."
Wikipedia: 麒麟

Synonyms

jirafu ジラフ, jurafu ジュラフ.

Related Words

kirin-kamoshika 麒麟氈鹿, kirin-reiyou 麒麟羚羊.