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The meaning of ''kirinki'' is unknown. Perhaps it is a [[Quenya]] word
The meaning of ''kirinki'' is unknown. Perhaps it is a [[Quenya]] word<ref>"[http://groups.yahoo.com/group/elfling/message/16420 Kirinki (July 25, 2002)]" (and related messages) at the [[Elfling|Elfling mailing list]] (accessed 13 March 2011)</ref>
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Kirinki was one of the many species of birds found in Númenor, and doubtless Aman, that were not known in Middle-earth. The kirinki were said to be smaller than wrens, with bright scarlet feathers, and voices so high that they could hardly be heard by Men.