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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. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Aino.
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AjataA malevolent female wood spirit in Finland. These beings are said to suckle snakes and to cause illness. In some accounts, known as Ajata, Ajatar, Ajatar, Ajattara, Ajattara, Estonian Ai, Estonian Ai, Aitvaras, Lithuanian Aitvara or Lithuanian Aitvara.
AkkruvaA fish-goddess in Finland. In some lore, occasionally called Akkruva, Avfruvva, Avfruvva, Havfru, Havfru, Danish Havfrue or Danish Havfrue.
AlkaSacred lands dedicated to the gods, in Lithuanian lore. On occassion, known 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. Known 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. Also commonly called Arcturus.
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AuskelisA Latvian fertility-god, attendant on the sky-god. In some lore, occasionally called 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. Occasionally identified as Ausrine, Latvian Auskelis or Latvian Auskelis.
Barbmo-akkaIn Lapp lore, an old woman who causes. The birds to return in the spring. Known as Barbmo-akka, Loddis-edne, Loddis-edne or Barbmo-ekka.
barstukaiLithuanian spirits of the underworld who helped with the harvest. Identified 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as Bird's Way.
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burtnicksA Latvian magician. This type uses his magic for benevolent ends, as opposed to the evil burvis. Sometimes identified as burtnicks.
Busi-urtThe Finnish spirit of the cornfields. Occasionally known as Busi-urt, Rice Mother or Rice Mother.
Cacce-halddeA Lappish water spirit. Occasionally known as 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 identified as 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. In some lore, occasionally known as Carmilhan, Klaboterman or Klaboterman.
DaugawaThe great water that flows back full of departed souls every evening. In some lore, occasionally called Daugawa.
Daughter of CreationA name for the Finnish goddess Ilmatar as 'Luonnotar'. 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. Also commonly known as Dausos.
DebestevsA Latvian sky god and fertility god. Sometimes called 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. Also referred to as Dekla.
Dieva deliThe 2 (or 3, some say) sons of Dieva who mow the celestial meadows. In some references, identified as Dieva deli.
DievasA Lithuanian sky god and fertility god. Identified as Dievas, Latvian Debestevs, Latvian Debestevs, Dievs, Lettish Dievs, Lettish Dievs or Debestevs.
DievsA Lettish sky god and fertility god. Consort of Saule. On occassion, known as Dievs, Latvian Debestevs, Latvian Debestevs, Dievas, Lithuanian Dievas, Lithuanian Dievas or Debestevs.
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DrebkulsA Lettish sea god. On occassion, referred to as Drebkuls, Greek Poseidon, Greek Poseidon, Neptune or Varuna.
EgresA Finnish fertility-god, protector of turnips. Sometimes referred to as Egres, Akras or Akras.
GanisA Lappish forest-spirit. This being takes the form of a beautiful maiden with a long tail who mates with mortals. Occasionally called Ganis, Gidne, Gidne, Kani, Kani, Kine or Kine.
GanyklosA Lithuanian god of domestic animals. In some lore, occasionally identified 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. Called Gerovit, Gerovitus, Gerovitus, Herovit, Herovit, Jarovit or Jarovit.
GuffitarLappish dwarf spirits of the forest or living underground. On occassion, called 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. In some references, identified as Hidden-Kissa.
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IarovitA Latvian god. An aspect of Svantevit. In some lore, occasionally known 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. At times, known as Jabme-aimo, Jabme-aibmo or Jabme-aibmo.
Jabme-akkaAn old woman, ruler of the Lappish underworld, Jabme-aimo. Also referred to as Jabme-akka.
Jengk-TongkA Lapp water-spirit or fish-spirit. Also 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. Occasionally known as juoigen.
JurasmateA Latvian sea-goddess. Sometimes known as Jurasmate, Mother of the Sea or Mother of the Sea.
juudasAn Estonian devil. In some accounts, identified as juudas, Finnish juutas, Finnish juutas, velns, Latvian juods, Latvian juods or juutas.
juutasA Finnish devil. At times, referred to 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 called Kalervo.
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KaleviAn Estonian hero. Father of Kalevipoeg. At times, called Kalevi, Finnish Kaleva or Finnish Kaleva.
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KalvaistisA Lithuanian smith-god. He is said to make the sun anew each day. Also 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. Referred to as Karta.
kaukasA Lithuanian dwarf house-spirit, similar to the aitvaras. Occasionally known as 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. In some accounts, identified as Kildisin, Kildisin-mumy, Kildisin-mumy, Kugu-shotshen-Ara or Kugo-shotshen-Ava.
Kiyamat-sausAn assistant of the Finnish underworld. God Tuoni. In some references, referred to as Kiyamat-saus.
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Kosla-kuguzaA guardian deity of the forests. Husband of Kosla-kuva. On occassion, referred to as Kosla-kuguza.
Kreutzneald, F RThe Estonian compiler of the epic Kalevipoea, published 1857-61. In some lore, occasionally called Kreutzneald, F R.
Krohn, JuliusThe Finnish author of works on folklore and mythology, especially on the Kalevala. In some accounts, identified as Krohn, Julius, (1835-1888) or (1835-1888).
Krohn, KaarleA Finnish scholar who wrote extensively on folklore and mythology. Also identified as Krohn, Kaarle, (1863-1933) or (1863-1933).
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KursisA Lithuanian corn-spirit. Kursis represents the male equivalent of Rugiu-Baba. In some references, known as Kursis, Rugiu Boba or Rugiu Boba.
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LaukpatisA Lithuanian field-god. Also commonly known as Laukpatis, Lauksargis, Lauksargis, Latvian Laukumate, Latvian Laukumate, Polish Lawkapatim, Polish Lawkapatim or Laukumate.
LaukumateA Latvian goddess of agriculture. Sometimes 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. At times, called laumé, deive, deive, spigena, spigena, lauma, lauma, Latvian lauma or Latvian lauma.
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Ligo-feastA Latvian festival in honour of the sun-god. In some lore, occasionally called Ligo-feast.
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Luot-chozjitA Lappish female spirit, guardian of reindeer. Occasionally identified as Luot-chozjit, Luot-hozjit, Luot-hozjit, Luot-hozjik, Luot-hozjik, Russian Pots-hoznik or Russian Pots-hoznik.
Maa-EmaeA Finnish earth-mother. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Maa-Emae, Maan-Emo or Maan-Emo.
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Mader AkkaA Lappish creator-goddess. Wife of Mader Atcha. Mother of Sarakka. On occassion, called Mader Akka, Madderakka or Madderakka.
Majas kungsA Latvian god of the household. On occassion, known as Majas kungs, Lithuanian Zemepatis or Lithuanian Zemepatis.
MaksameriThe Estonian world of the dead. In some references, called Maksameri, German Lebermeer or German Lebermeer.
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ManalaThe Finnish land of the dead, ruled. By Mana. Occasionally 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as maro-deives.
MedeineA Lithuanian goddess of woodlands. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Medeine, Majdejn, Majdejn, Mejdejn or Mejdejn.
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MenulisA Lithuanian moon-god. At times, called Menulis, Menuo, Menuo, Latvian Meness or Latvian Meness.
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MezasmateA Latvian forest-goddess. Occasionally known as Mezasmate, Mother of the Forest or Mother of the Forest.
MezatevsA Latvian forest-god. In some references, referred to as Mezatevs, Father of the Forest or Father of the Forest.
MielkkiA Finnish forest-spirit. Wife of Tapio. Mother of Nyyrikki and Tuulikki. Occasionally known as 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 referred to as moomin.
Muntso-murtA Finnish bath-house spirit. He sometimes substitutes changlings for the proper children. In some references, called 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. In some references, 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. In some accounts, called 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. In some references, called Paiva, Paeivae or Paeivae.
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PatollusA Prussian god of the underworld. In some references, referred to as Patollus, Patollo or Patollo.
PekkoA Finnish corn-god. Also called Pekko, Pellonpekko, Pellonpekko, Estonian Peko or Estonian Peko.
Pele KoleseA Finnish water-spirit. This being floated on its back as if drowning. Those who attempted rescue were attacked and killed. Occasionally called Pele Kolese.
PerkonsA Latvian thunder-god. In some references, referred to as 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. Sometimes 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. Occasionally known 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. At times, known as Pohjanakka.
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PotrympusA god of rivers and vegetation. In some accounts, identified as Potrympus, Potrimpo or Potrimpo.
PramzimasA Latvian culture-hero. He threw into the waters of the flood a nutshell in which two people escaped. In some accounts, known as Pramzimas.
PukisA household spirit or dragon. The Latvian version of Para. Occasionally 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. Also commonly called 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. At times, called 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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Rana-neiddaA Lapp virgin-goddess. In some accounts, referred to as Rana-neidda, Norse Frigga, Norse Frigga, Holda or Nerthus.
RauniA Finnish storm-goddess. Wife of Ukko. Referred to 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. Also identified 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. At times, called Rugiu Boba, Kursis or Kursis.
RukotivoA later name for Runkateivas as a horse-god. At times, called Rukotivo, Runkateivas, Runkateivas or Rongoteus.
RunkateivasA Finnish god of rye. In some references, called Runkateivas, Rongoteus, Rongoteus, Runkateivis, Rukotivo or Rukotivo.
RuottaA Lapp evil spirit. This being is said to attack pregnant women. On occassion, known as Ruotta.
Rutja's RapidsIn the lore of the Lapps, the river of the dead. In some lore, occasionally identified 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. In some lore, occasionally known as 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. On occassion, 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. Occasionally 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. Occasionally identified as 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 lore, occasionally called Siela.
SmieragattoA Lappish spirit in the form of a cat. This spirit is said to bring its owner butter, cream and milk. Also 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as 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. Known as Suksendal.
suojeA spirit invoked by a Lappish sorcerer. This spirit can be passed on to a descendant or marriage partner - even purchased. 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. Sometimes known as Surma.
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TeljavelikA Lithuanian creator-god and smith-god. In some lore, occasionally known as Teljavelik, Telyaveli, Telyaveli, Telyavelik, Telyavelik, Telyaveli(k) or Telyaveli(k).
TomorAn Albanian creator-god and wind-god. In some references, called Tomor, Tomorr, Tomorr, Baba,Tomorr or Baba,Tomorr.
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Tuonen-porttiThe gate at the entrance to the Finnish. Underworld, Tuonela. Also called 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. In some references, known 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. In some references, identified as Turris, Turilas, Turilas, Turisas, Turisas, Tursas or Tursas.
TursasA Finnish demon living in the sea, attendant on the sea-god, Ahti. On occassion, 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. In some accounts, identified as Ubyi.
UdensmateA Latvian water-goddess. Also identified as Udensmate, Mother of Waters, Mother of Waters or Attabeira.
UgunsmateA Latvian fire-goddess. Occasionally known as Ugunsmate, Mother of Fire or Mother of Fire.
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UldraA fairy race in Lapland, living under the earth. Occasionally identified as Uldra, Huldrafolk, Huldrafolk, Dwarfs, Elves, Hulderfolk, Huldra, Huldrefolk, Huldu, Huldu-folk, Huldra, Ullda or Ullda.
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vainnan tyttoFinnish water-maidens. Sometimes called 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. In some accounts, called Vajgats.
VarjohaltijaIn Finnish lore, a man's shadow-ruler. This being is said to be able to forecast the future. Also commonly referred to as Varjohaltija, haltija, haltija, haldja, haltia, ort, urt, varjohaltija, Varjohaltia or Varjohaltia.
VedenhaltijaAn evil Finnish water-spirit. Also commonly referred to 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. In some lore, occasionally called Vejasmate, Mother of the Wind, Mother of the Wind, Veja Mate or Veja Mate.
veleA Lithuanian spirit of the dead. In some lore, occasionally called vele, velnias, velnias, vila, Latvian velis or Latvian velis.
velisA Latvian spirit of the dead. Sometimes identified as velis, Lithuanian vele or Lithuanian vele.
velniasA wicked Lithuanian spirit of the dead: the devil. Sometimes known as velnias, vele, vele, vila or Latvian velis.
velnsA Latvian devil. Occasionally identified as velns, juods, juods, Estonian juudas, Estonian juudas, juutas, Finnish juutas, Finnish juutas or juudas.
VelumateA Latvian goddess of the underworld. Occasionally referred to as Velumate, Velu Mate, Velu Mate, Kapumate or Kapumate.
vendenhaltiaA Finnish water-spirit. Also referred to as vendenhaltia, Lappish cacce-haldde or Lappish cacce-haldde.
Veralden-olmaiA Lapp supreme god. He is said to support the heavens. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Veralden-olmai, Veralden-rade, Veralden-rade, Norse Frey, Norse Frey or Varalden-Olmei.
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VilkakisA Latvian werewolf. Also called Vilkakis, Vilkacis, Vilkacis, Lithuanian Vilkatas, Lithuanian Vilkatas, Slav Vlkodlak, Slav Vlkodlak or Vilkatas.
VilkatasA Lithuanian werewolf. Also called 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. On occassion, referred to as Virava, Tavi-ayik, Tavi-ayik, Tava-ajik, Tava-ajik, Tapio or Tapio.
VuojalaA realm in Finnish lore, sometimes. Equated wth Pohjola. On occassion, called Vuojala, Pohjola, Pohjola, Pohja or Tuonela.
YabmeakkaA god of the dead, ruler of the underworld Yabmeaimo. In some lore, occasionally called Yabmeakka.
ZaltysA Lithuanian snake-god: a green. Snake revered as a fertility symbol. Sometimes known as Zaltys, Latvian Zalktis or Latvian Zalktis.
ZeidkeleAn epithet for Zemnya as 'the one who grows flowers'. At times, identified 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 called Zemepatis, Dimstipatis, Dimstipatis, Zemininkas, Zemininkas, Latvian Majas kungs or Latvian Majas kungs.
ZemesmateA Lettish earth-goddess. Identified 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.