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ID: 300391200
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300391200

 

Record Type: concept
qilin (legendary beings, Animalia (kingdom), ... Living Organisms (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Mythical animals with a single horn, sometimes identified as a type of unicorn. In legend, the appearance of the qilin coincided with the birth or death of a great ruler or sage, such as Confucius. Representations of qilin often appear on a spirit way, lining the path to a tomb.
 
Terms:
qilin (preferred,C,U,English,D,U,U)
qilin (Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin),UF,U,U)
麒麟 (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  H.HL

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Agents Facet
Agents Facet
Hierarchy of Living Organisms (hierarchy name)
.... Living Organisms (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of living organisms (entities)
........ living organisms (entities) (G)
Hierarchy of Eukaryota (domain)
............ Eukaryota (domain) (G)
Hierarchy of Animalia (kingdom)
................ Animalia (kingdom) (G)
Hierarchy of legendary beings
.................... legendary beings (G)
Hierarchy of qilin
........................ qilin (G)

Sources and Contributors:
麒麟............  [VP]
...........  Personal Communication, Julia Grimes, Getty Research Institute (2014)
qilin............  [VP Preferred]
..............  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
..............  Personal Communication, Julia Grimes, Getty Research Institute (2014)
..............  Thorp and Vinograd, Chinese Art & Culture (2001)
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Personal Communication, Julia Grimes, Getty Research Institute (2014)
.......... Thorp and Vinograd, Chinese Art & Culture (2001)

 

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