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  Tianma (Tian Mah)

 

China

Tianma, which is also spelled Tian Mah and literally means Sky-horse’, ‘Heavenly Horse’ or ‘Horse of Heaven’, is the term for a winged horse from Chinese legend, that is able to fly, akin to the Thai creatures called Mah Pihk (fig.).