[kir-i-gah-mee] /ˌkɪr ɪˈgɑ mi/
the Japanese art or technique of cutting and folding paper into objects or designs.
the art, originally Japanese, of folding and cutting paper into decorative shapes Compare origami
a Japanese art of cutting and folding paper into decorative or representational forms
A chain of paper dolls is an example of kirigami.
1800; < Japan. kiri cut + -gami, comb. form of kami paper
[kee-rin] /ˈkiˈrɪn/ noun 1. Older Spelling. . [jee-lin] /ˈdʒiˈlɪn/ noun, Pinyin. 1. a province in NE China, N of the Yalu River. 72,201 sq. mi. (187,001 sq. km). Capital: Changchun. 2. a port city in this province, on the Songhua River: a former provincial capital. /ˈkiːˈrɪn/ noun 1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name […]
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city, a city belonging to Benjamin (Josh. 18:28), the modern Kuriet el-‘Enab, i.e., “city of grapes”, about 7 1/2 miles west-north-west of Jerusalem.