Is it a bird? Is it a man? No — it’s a half-bird, half-woman legendary creature.
These rather lovely figures have the bodies of beautiful women, but with wings and bird leg accessories. They can fly and love flitting about in a highly mystical manner.
They tend to hang out in the Forest of Himmapan, along with their male equivalents the Kinnara.
Versions of Kinnari can be found across the south-east bits of Asia, including Indonesia and Tibet. In India they have horsey cousins called the Kinnara.
Kinnari Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Kinnaree
Type: fabulous creatures
Area or people: Thailand
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Pleasure
Area of expertise: Pleasure
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 910
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Article last revised on May 26, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.