A race of mythical beings, half human and half bird. They have the torso and head of a human and wings and legs of a bird. The males are called kinnara or kinnaburut and the females are called kinnari. A famous kinnari was Manohra, a kinnon princess who was abducted in the dance drama Manohra.
In India, the kinnon originally were creatures with a human body and a horse's head or vice versa. They are a subspecies of the gandharvas.