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Baltic Lore, Gods, Demigods, Heroes, Symbols, and Other Famous Mythological Characters
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AinoA Finnish heroine. Sister of Joukahainen. She was wooed by Vainamoinen but jumped into the sea rather than marry him. Also commonly called Aino.
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AjataA malevolent female wood spirit in Finland. These beings are said to suckle snakes and to cause illness. Sometimes identified as Ajata, Ajatar, Ajatar, Ajattara, Ajattara, Estonian Ai, Estonian Ai, Aitvaras, Lithuanian Aitvara or Lithuanian Aitvara.
AkkruvaA fish-goddess in Finland. At times, known as Akkruva, Avfruvva, Avfruvva, Havfru, Havfru, Danish Havfrue or Danish Havfrue.
AlkaSacred lands dedicated to the gods, in Lithuanian lore. At times, referred to as Alka, Alklha, Alklha, Alka or Arakho.
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ApparasLapp forest spirits. These beings are said to be the souls of children who have been killed. They control the grass and the trees. Referred to as Apparas.
ArcturusIn Finnish lore, a celestial archer. It is said that the world will come to an end when he shoots down the star Bcahje-naste. On occassion, identified as Arcturus.
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AuskelisA Latvian fertility-god, attendant on the sky-god. In some references, referred to as Auskelis, Auseklis, Auseklis, Lithuanian Ausrine or Lithuanian Ausrine.
AusrineA Lithuanian fertility-god. In some accounts, Ausrine was the Morning Star with whom the moon god Meness had an affair. Also identified as Ausrine, Latvian Auskelis or Latvian Auskelis.
Barbmo-akkaIn Lapp lore, an old woman who causes. The birds to return in the spring. Also commonly called Barbmo-akka, Loddis-edne, Loddis-edne or Barbmo-ekka.
barstukaiLithuanian spirits of the underworld who helped with the harvest. Occasionally referred to as barstukai, parstukai, parstukai, partstukai or partstukai.
Bird's WayIn Lithuanian lore, the Milky Way, along which the dead are said to travel to Dausos. Occasionally called Bird's Way.
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burtnicksA Latvian magician. This type uses his magic for benevolent ends, as opposed to the evil burvis. On occassion, referred to as burtnicks.
Busi-urtThe Finnish spirit of the cornfields. Sometimes referred to as Busi-urt, Rice Mother or Rice Mother.
Cacce-halddeA Lappish water spirit. On occassion, called Cacce-haldde, Cacce-jielle, Cacce-jielle, Kul, Cacce-olmai, Cacce-olmai, Finnish Vedenhaltija or Finnish Vedenhaltija.
Cacce-olmaiA Lapp water spirit: god of fishing. Sometimes called Cacce-olmai, Cacce-haldde, Cacce-haldde, Cacce-jielle, Kul or Finnish Vedenhaltija.
CarmilhanA phantom ship. The legend surrounding this mysterious vessel is similar to the story of The Flying Dutchman. Sometimes referred to as Carmilhan, Klaboterman or Klaboterman.
DaugawaThe great water that flows back full of departed souls every evening. Also commonly known as Daugawa.
Daughter of CreationA name for the Finnish goddess Ilmatar as 'Luonnotar'. In some lore, occasionally called Daughter of Creation, Luonnotar, Luonnotar, Ilmatar, Luojatar or Synnytar.
DausosThe Lithuanian kingdom of the dead. It was said to be situated in the sky behind a very tall and slippery hill. Occasionally known as Dausos.
DebestevsA Latvian sky god and fertility god. In some lore, occasionally identified as Debestevs, Lettish Dievs, Lettish Dievs, Dievas, Lithuanian Dievas, Lithuanian Dievas or Dievs.
DeklaThe Latvian goddess of fate. Sister of Karta and Laima. In some accounts these three sisters act as the Latvian Fates. In some references, called Dekla.
Dieva deliThe 2 (or 3, some say) sons of Dieva who mow the celestial meadows. Occasionally called Dieva deli.
DievasA Lithuanian sky god and fertility god. Also commonly referred to as Dievas, Latvian Debestevs, Latvian Debestevs, Dievs, Lettish Dievs, Lettish Dievs or Debestevs.
DievsA Lettish sky god and fertility god. Consort of Saule. Sometimes identified as Dievs, Latvian Debestevs, Latvian Debestevs, Dievas, Lithuanian Dievas, Lithuanian Dievas or Debestevs.
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DrebkulsA Lettish sea god. Occasionally known as Drebkuls, Greek Poseidon, Greek Poseidon, Neptune or Varuna.
GanisA Lappish forest-spirit. This being takes the form of a beautiful maiden with a long tail who mates with mortals. Also called Ganis, Gidne, Gidne, Kani, Kani, Kine or Kine.
GanyklosA Lithuanian god of domestic animals. Known as Ganyklos, Czech Veles, Czech Veles, Volos, Russian Vlas(sy), Russian Vlas(sy), Veles, Slav Volos, Slav Volos or Vlas.
GerovitA war-god in Pomerania. In some references, identified as Gerovit, Gerovitus, Gerovitus, Herovit, Herovit, Jarovit or Jarovit.
GiraitisA Lithuanian god of woodlands. Son of Severin and Alice. Also commonly referred to as Giraitis.
GuffitarLappish dwarf spirits of the forest or living underground. Sometimes known as Guffitar, Norse Govetter or Norse Govetter.
Hidden-KissaA cat owned by the giant, Hiisi. This cat could so frighten criminals that they confessed their misdeeds. Occasionally called Hidden-Kissa.
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IarovitA Latvian god. An aspect of Svantevit. Also commonly referred to as Iarovit, Svantevit, Svantevit, Svandovit, Svantovit, Svarog, Sventovit, Svetovid, Svetovit, Svetovitu, 'energy', Swietowit, Triglav, Slav Porenutius, Rod or Rugievit.
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Jabme-aimoThe Lappish underworld, ruled by Jabme-akkao. In some references, referred to as Jabme-aimo, Jabme-aibmo or Jabme-aibmo.
Jengk-TongkA Lapp water-spirit or fish-spirit. In some references, known as Jengk-Tongk, Kul-jungk, Kul-jungk, Kul-Jungk or Kul-Jungk.
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juoigenA Lappish sacred chant. This magical incantation is used to call up the spirits of the dead in a form of language known only to initiates. Also known as juoigen.
JurasmateA Latvian sea-goddess. In some accounts, known as Jurasmate, Mother of the Sea or Mother of the Sea.
juudasAn Estonian devil. Sometimes called juudas, Finnish juutas, Finnish juutas, velns, Latvian juods, Latvian juods or juutas.
juutasA Finnish devil. At times, known as juutas, Estonian juudas, Estonian juudas, velns, Latvian juods, Latvian juods or juudas.
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KalervoIn Finnish lore, father of Kullervo. He was killed by his brother Untamo. Also commonly referred to as Kalervo.
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KaleviAn Estonian hero. Father of Kalevipoeg. Sometimes identified as Kalevi, Finnish Kaleva or Finnish Kaleva.
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KalvaistisA Lithuanian smith-god. He is said to make the sun anew each day. In some references, known as Kalvaistis, Greek Hephaestus, Greek Hephaestus, Ptah, Regin, Sethlans, Tvashtri, Vulcan, Roman Mulciber, Roman Mulciber or Hephaestus.
KartaA Latvian goddess of fate. Sister of Dekla and Laima. In some accounts, these three sisters act as the Latvian Fates. Occasionally identified as Karta.
kaukasA Lithuanian dwarf house-spirit, similar to the aitvaras. Also called kaukas, Para, Para, Bjara, Puk, Pukhis, Pukis, Pukys, Puuk, Estonian Pisuhand, Tulihand, Lappish Smieragatto, Latvian Pukis, Lithuanian Aitvaras, Kaukas, Scandinavian Buttercat, Russian Domovik, Russian Domovik, pukys, pukys, Aitvaras or Para.
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KildisinWife of the Finnish sky-god, Ilmarinen. On occassion, called Kildisin, Kildisin-mumy, Kildisin-mumy, Kugu-shotshen-Ara or Kugo-shotshen-Ava.
Kiyamat-sausAn assistant of the Finnish underworld. God Tuoni. In some lore, occasionally known as Kiyamat-saus.
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Kosla-kuguzaA guardian deity of the forests. Husband of Kosla-kuva. In some references, referred to as Kosla-kuguza.
Kreutzneald, F RThe Estonian compiler of the epic Kalevipoea, published 1857-61. In some accounts, known as Kreutzneald, F R.
Krohn, JuliusThe Finnish author of works on folklore and mythology, especially on the Kalevala. Occasionally identified as Krohn, Julius, (1835-1888) or (1835-1888).
Krohn, KaarleA Finnish scholar who wrote extensively on folklore and mythology. In some accounts, referred to as Krohn, Kaarle, (1863-1933) or (1863-1933).
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KursisA Lithuanian corn-spirit. Kursis represents the male equivalent of Rugiu-Baba. At times, identified as Kursis, Rugiu Boba or Rugiu Boba.
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LaukpatisA Lithuanian field-god. Occasionally known as Laukpatis, Lauksargis, Lauksargis, Latvian Laukumate, Latvian Laukumate, Polish Lawkapatim, Polish Lawkapatim or Laukumate.
LaukumateA Latvian goddess of agriculture. Occasionally referred to as Laukumate, Lauka Mate, Lauka Mate, Lauka Mata, Lauka Mata, Mother of the Fields, Mother of the Fields, Lithuanian Laukpatis, Lithuanian Laukpatis, Lawkapatim, Polish Lawkapatim, Polish Lawkapatim or Laukpatis.
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lauméA Lithuanian hag or witch. Originally these beings were harmless fairies, later they became evil beings. In some accounts, called laumé, deive, deive, spigena, spigena, lauma, lauma, Latvian lauma or Latvian lauma.
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lietuvensA Latvian ghost, the spirit of one who died violently. In some accounts, identified as lietuvens.
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Luot-chozjitA Lappish female spirit, guardian of reindeer. Occasionally known as Luot-chozjit, Luot-hozjit, Luot-hozjit, Luot-hozjik, Luot-hozjik, Russian Pots-hoznik or Russian Pots-hoznik.
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Mader AkkaA Lappish creator-goddess. Wife of Mader Atcha. Mother of Sarakka. Sometimes called Mader Akka, Madderakka or Madderakka.
Majas kungsA Latvian god of the household. At times, referred to as Majas kungs, Lithuanian Zemepatis or Lithuanian Zemepatis.
MaksameriThe Estonian world of the dead. Referred to as Maksameri, German Lebermeer or German Lebermeer.
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ManalaThe Finnish land of the dead, ruled. By Mana. Identified as Manala, Tuonela, Tuonela or Pohjola.
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maro-deivesPest-deities. These beings are said to drive round in coaches drawn by six black horses. Sometimes called maro-deives.
MedeineA Lithuanian goddess of woodlands. On occassion, identified as Medeine, Majdejn, Majdejn, Mejdejn or Mejdejn.
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MenulisA Lithuanian moon-god. In some accounts, referred to as Menulis, Menuo, Menuo, Latvian Meness or Latvian Meness.
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MezasmateA Latvian forest-goddess. Occasionally called Mezasmate, Mother of the Forest or Mother of the Forest.
MezatevsA Latvian forest-god. Occasionally identified as Mezatevs, Father of the Forest or Father of the Forest.
MielkkiA Finnish forest-spirit. Wife of Tapio. Mother of Nyyrikki and Tuulikki. In some lore, occasionally called Mielkki, Mielikki or Mielikki.
moominIn Finnish lore, one of a race of imaginary forest-dwellers. These small, fat people are said to be very shy, hibernating during the winter. Occasionally called moomin.
Muntso-murtA Finnish bath-house spirit. He sometimes substitutes changlings for the proper children. In some references, referred to as Muntso-murt, Motsaoza, Motsaoza, Muntso-kuzo, Muntso-kuzo, Muntso-oza, Muntso-oza, Muntso-oza Russian Pyrsan-aika or Muntso-oza Russian Pyrsan-aika.
NakinieuA female water-spirit in Estonia. They are said to own beautiful cattle which live in water. At times, identified as Nakinieu, Nakinietsi, Nakinietsi, maleNakk or maleNakk.
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nelaikisA Lithuanian spirit. This dangerous spirit is that of a victim of murder, one who drowned or one who committed suicide. Sometimes known as nelaikis.
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PaivaA Finnish sun-god. The rays of the sun formed roads between heaven and earth along which the gods could travel. Sometimes known as Paiva, Paeivae or Paeivae.
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PekkoA Finnish corn-god. At times, identified as Pekko, Pellonpekko, Pellonpekko, Estonian Peko or Estonian Peko.
PekoAn Estonian fertility-god. In some accounts, referred to as Peko, Finnish Pekko or Finnish Pekko.
Pele KoleseA Finnish water-spirit. This being floated on its back as if drowning. Those who attempted rescue were attacked and killed. Occasionally known as Pele Kolese.
PerkonsA Latvian thunder-god. In some references, called Perkons, Bohemina Peranu, Bohemina Peranu, Bulgarian Perusan, Bulgarian Perusan, Peranu, Perkonis, Perkunos, Peroon, Piker, Piorun, Pitkainen, Pyerun, Estonian Piker, Estonian Piker, Perkunos, Perusan, Finnish Pitkoinen, Finnish Pitkoinen, Lithuanian Perkunos, Lithuanian Perkunos, Pirgene, Polish Piorun, Polish Piorun, Perkunos, Prussian Perkonis, Prussian Perkonis, Perkunos, Russian Pirgene, Russian Pirgene, Perkunos, Slav Peroon, Slav Peroon, Gromovit or Perkunos.
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PikerAn Estonian thunder-god. Identified as Piker, Bohemian Peranu, Bohemian Peranu, Perkonis, Perkunos, Peroon, Perusan, Piorun, Pitkainen, Pyerun, Bulgarian Perusan, Bulgarian Perusan, Peranu, Perkons, Perkunos, Finnish Pitkainen, Finnish Pitkainen, Latvian Perkons, Latvian Perkons, Perkunos, Lithuanian Perkunos, Lithuanian Perkunos, Pirgene, Polish Piorun, Polish Piorun, Perkunos, Prussian Perkonis, Prussian Perkonis, Perkunos, Russian Pyerun, Russian Pyerun, Serbian Gromovit, Serbian Gromovit, Slav Peroon, Slav Peroon, Gromovit or Perkunos.
PitkainenA Finnish thunder-god. Also identified as Pitkainen, Pitkomoinen, Pitkomoinen, Bohemian Peranu, Bohemian Peranu, Perkonis, Perkunos, Peroon, Perusan, Piker, Piorun, Pyerun, Bulgarian Perusan, Bulgarian Perusan, Peranu, Perkons, Perkunos, Estonian Piker, Estonian Piker, Perkunos, Latvian Perkons, Latvian Perkons, Perkunos, Lithuanian Perkunos, Lithuanian Perkunos, Pirgene, Polish Piorun, Polish Piorun, Perkunos, Prussian Perkonis, Prussian Perkonis, Perkunos, Russian Pirgene, Russian Pirgene, Perkunos, Serbian Gromovit, Serbian Gromovit, Slav Peroon, Slav Peroon, Gromovit or Perkunos.
PohjanakkaThe ruler of the Finnish underworld, Pohjola. Consort of Louhi. In some references, identified as Pohjanakka.
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PotrympusA god of rivers and vegetation. In some accounts, referred to as Potrympus, Potrimpo or Potrimpo.
PramzimasA Latvian culture-hero. He threw into the waters of the flood a nutshell in which two people escaped. Also known as Pramzimas.
PukisA household spirit or dragon. The Latvian version of Para. In some references, known as Pukis, Pukhis, Pukhis, Para, Para, Para, Bjara, Puk, Pukys, Puuk, Estonian Pisuhand, Tulihand, Lappish Smieragatto, Latvian Pukis, Lithuanian Aitvaras, Kaukas or Scandinavian Buttercat.
PukysA household spirit. The Lithuanian version of Para. Known as Pukys, Aitvaras, Aitvaras, Estonian Ai, Finnish Ajata, pukys, kaukas, kaukas, Para, Russian Domovik, Para, Para, Bjara, Puk, Pukhis, Pukis, Puuk, Estonian Pisuhand, Tulihand, Lappish Smieragatto, Latvian Pukis, Lithuanian Aitvaras, Kaukas, Scandinavian Buttercat, Para or Para.
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PuukA household spirit. The Estonian version of Para. In some accounts, known as Puuk, Para, Para, Bjara, Puk, Pukhis, Pukis, Pukys, Estonian Pisuhand, Tulihand, Lappish Smieragatto, Latvian Pukis, Lithuanian Aitvaras, Kaukas, Scandinavian Buttercat, Pisuhand, Pisuhand, Para or Para.
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RahkoiA ghost in the lore of the Finns and Lapps, said to influence the moon. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Rahkoi.
Rana-neiddaA Lapp virgin-goddess. Also commonly identified as Rana-neidda, Norse Frigga, Norse Frigga, Holda or Nerthus.
RauniA Finnish storm-goddess. Wife of Ukko. Sometimes identified as Rauni, Akka, Akka, 'old woman', 'old woman', Carlin, Sedna, 'rowan' or 'rowan'.
RiihitonttuA Finnish grain-spirit. This spirit will steal grain from neighbours in order to help the family it protects. Sometimes known as Riihitonttu, Swedish Ritomte or Swedish Ritomte.
Rugiu BobaA Lithuanian corn-spirit. A harvest symbol, a female figure of this spirit made from the last of the harvest. In some accounts, called Rugiu Boba, Kursis or Kursis.
RukotivoA later name for Runkateivas as a horse-god. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Rukotivo, Runkateivas, Runkateivas or Rongoteus.
RunkateivasA Finnish god of rye. In some lore, occasionally identified as Runkateivas, Rongoteus, Rongoteus, Runkateivis, Rukotivo or Rukotivo.
Rutja's RapidsIn the lore of the Lapps, the river of the dead. In some lore, occasionally known as Rutja's Rapids, Turja's rapids, Turja's rapids or Rustja's Rapids.
RutuThe Lapp devil, torturer of the dead in the hell, Rut-aimo. Sometimes called Rutu, Rota, Rota or Rutu.
Saivo-neitaA Lapp water-spirit or sea-maiden. Also known as Saivo-neita, Saivo-neida, Saivo-neida, Russian Rusalka or Russian Rusalka.
Sampsa PellervoA Finnish god of vegetation. He is said to have arrived in a cornship. Also commonly called Sampsa Pellervo, Sampsa Pellervoinen or Sampsa Pellervoinen.
SarakkaA Lapp goddess, guardian of birth. Daughter of Mader Akka. It was said that she assisted both deer and humans. In some accounts, known as Sarakka, Sadsta-akka or Sadsta-akka.
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Saules meitasDaughters of Saule. They rake up the hay mown by the Dievadeli in the celestial meadows. Also called Saules meitas.
SielaThe life-force. This force is said not to leave with the soul of the departed but is reincarnated in animals and plants. In some references, known as Siela.
SmieragattoA Lappish spirit in the form of a cat. This spirit is said to bring its owner butter, cream and milk. Occasionally referred to as Smieragatto, Finnish Para, Finnish Para, Buttercat, Swedish Buttercat or Swedish Buttercat.
Sueje-loddeA Lapp which reveals the names of those about to die. This spirit is said to appear in the form of a bird. At times, called Sueje-lodde.
SuksendalA Finnish deity of nightmares. This being can act either as a succubus or as an incubus to have intercourse with sleeping mortals. Sometimes identified as Suksendal.
suojeA spirit invoked by a Lappish sorcerer. This spirit can be passed on to a descendant or marriage partner - even purchased. Occasionally identified as suoje, sueje or sueje.
SurmaA monster guarding the Finnish. Underworld, Tuohela. This beast was envisaged as an enormous pair of fanged jaws without a body. Also called Surma.
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TeljavelikA Lithuanian creator-god and smith-god. Sometimes referred to as Teljavelik, Telyaveli, Telyaveli, Telyavelik, Telyavelik, Telyaveli(k) or Telyaveli(k).
TomorAn Albanian creator-god and wind-god. Occasionally identified as Tomor, Tomorr, Tomorr, Baba,Tomorr or Baba,Tomorr.
TonttuA benevolent Finnish spirit of the household. Sometimes identified as Tonttu, Tonto or Tonto.
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Tuonen-porttiThe gate at the entrance to the Finnish. Underworld, Tuonela. At times, referred to as Tuonen-portti, Norse Helgrind or Norse Helgrind.
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TuoniRuler of the Finnish underworld, Tuonela. Husband of Tuonetar. Father of Kipu-Tytto, Kivutas and Vammata. Also referred to as Tuoni, Kiyamat-tora, Kiyamat-tora, Tamek-vui, Tamek-vui, Tamek-rui, Tamek-rui, Mana or Mana.
TurrisA god of war in Estonia and Finland. Sometimes referred to as Turris, Turilas, Turilas, Turisas, Turisas, Tursas or Tursas.
TursasA Finnish demon living in the sea, attendant on the sea-god, Ahti. Also known as Tursas, Turris, Turris, Turilas or Turisas.
UbyiA Finnish god said to drink blood. This being is regarded as the spirit of a sorcerer or some evil person. On occassion, called Ubyi.
UdensmateA Latvian water-goddess. Sometimes called Udensmate, Mother of Waters, Mother of Waters or Attabeira.
UgunsmateA Latvian fire-goddess. Also commonly known as Ugunsmate, Mother of Fire or Mother of Fire.
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UldraA fairy race in Lapland, living under the earth. On occassion, called Uldra, Huldrafolk, Huldrafolk, Dwarfs, Elves, Hulderfolk, Huldra, Huldrefolk, Huldu, Huldu-folk, Huldra, Ullda or Ullda.
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vainnan tyttoFinnish water-maidens. Sometimes identified as vainnan tytto, vainnan tytar or vainnan tytar.
VajgatsA holy island in Finnish lore. This site is used for the sacrifice of animals to the gods. Also identified as Vajgats.
VarjohaltijaIn Finnish lore, a man's shadow-ruler. This being is said to be able to forecast the future. Also known as Varjohaltija, haltija, haltija, haldja, haltia, ort, urt, varjohaltija, Varjohaltia or Varjohaltia.
VedenhaltijaAn evil Finnish water-spirit. Also identified as Vedenhaltija, Vedenhaltia, Vedenhaltia, Vederaj, Vederaj, Vestaera, Vestaera, Vestaeraj, Vestaeraj, Lapp Kul, Lapp Kul, Vodyanik, Russian Vodyanoi, Russian Vodyanoi or Kul.
VejasmateA Latvian wind-goddess, goddess of birds and woods. Known as Vejasmate, Mother of the Wind, Mother of the Wind, Veja Mate or Veja Mate.
veleA Lithuanian spirit of the dead. Also identified as vele, velnias, velnias, vila, Latvian velis or Latvian velis.
velisA Latvian spirit of the dead. On occassion, identified as velis, Lithuanian vele or Lithuanian vele.
velniasA wicked Lithuanian spirit of the dead: the devil. At times, known as velnias, vele, vele, vila or Latvian velis.
velnsA Latvian devil. Known as velns, juods, juods, Estonian juudas, Estonian juudas, juutas, Finnish juutas, Finnish juutas or juudas.
VelumateA Latvian goddess of the underworld. Occasionally identified as Velumate, Velu Mate, Velu Mate, Kapumate or Kapumate.
vendenhaltiaA Finnish water-spirit. Also known as vendenhaltia, Lappish cacce-haldde or Lappish cacce-haldde.
Veralden-olmaiA Lapp supreme god. He is said to support the heavens. Also known as Veralden-olmai, Veralden-rade, Veralden-rade, Norse Frey, Norse Frey or Varalden-Olmei.
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VilkakisA Latvian werewolf. In some accounts, identified as Vilkakis, Vilkacis, Vilkacis, Lithuanian Vilkatas, Lithuanian Vilkatas, Slav Vlkodlak, Slav Vlkodlak or Vilkatas.
VilkatasA Lithuanian werewolf. At times, referred to as Vilkatas, Latvian Vilkakis, Latvian Vilkakis, Slav Vlkodlak, Slav Vlkodlak or Vilkakis.
ViravaA Finnish goddess of the woods. She can appear either as an animal, a flame or a whirlwind. Sometimes called Virava, Tavi-ayik, Tavi-ayik, Tava-ajik, Tava-ajik, Tapio or Tapio.
VuojalaA realm in Finnish lore, sometimes. Equated wth Pohjola. Occasionally called Vuojala, Pohjola, Pohjola, Pohja or Tuonela.
White YouthA Finnish deity regarded as the father of mankind. On occassion, referred to as White Youth.
ZaltysA Lithuanian snake-god: a green. Snake revered as a fertility symbol. Also identified as Zaltys, Latvian Zalktis or Latvian Zalktis.
ZeidkeleAn epithet for Zemnya as 'the one who grows flowers'. At times, referred to as Zeidkele, Zemyna, Zemyna, Lettish Zemesmate, Phrygian Zemelo, Russian Zemlya or Slav Mata-Syra-Zemla.
ZemepatisA Lithuanian earth-god, guardian of farmers. Brother of Zemyna. Occasionally identified as Zemepatis, Dimstipatis, Dimstipatis, Zemininkas, Zemininkas, Latvian Majas kungs or Latvian Majas kungs.
ZemesmateA Lettish earth-goddess. Sometimes known as Zemesmate, Mother of the Earth, Mother of the Earth, Zemes Mate, Zemes Mate, Lithuanian Zemyna, Lithuanian Zemyna, Zemelo, Zemlya, Phrygian Zemelo, Phrygian Zemelo, Semele, Zemyna, Russian Zemlya, Russian Zemlya, Slav Mata-Syra-Zemla or Slav Mata-Syra-Zemla.
ZemynaA Lithuanian vegetation-goddess. Sister of Zemepatis. Occasionally called Zemyna, Zeidkele, Zeidkele, Lettish Zemesmate, Lettish Zemesmate, Zemelo, Zemlya, Phrygian Zemelo, Phrygian Zemelo, Semele, Zemesmate, Russian Zemlya, Russian Zemlya, Slav Mata-Syra-Zemla or Slav Mata-Syra-Zemla.