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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. On occassion, known as 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. Also identified as Akkruva, Avfruvva, Avfruvva, Havfru, Havfru, Danish Havfrue or Danish Havfrue.
AlkaSacred lands dedicated to the gods, in Lithuanian lore. Occasionally 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. Also called 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Arcturus.
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AuskelisA Latvian fertility-god, attendant on the sky-god. Occasionally 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. At times, called Ausrine, Latvian Auskelis or Latvian Auskelis.
Barbmo-akkaIn Lapp lore, an old woman who causes. The birds to return in the spring. At times, called Barbmo-akka, Loddis-edne, Loddis-edne or Barbmo-ekka.
barstukaiLithuanian spirits of the underworld who helped with the harvest. In some accounts, 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. In some accounts, 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. Sometimes referred to as burtnicks.
burvisA Latvian magician. This type uses his powers for evil purposes. Also commonly identified as burvis.
Busi-urtThe Finnish spirit of the cornfields. At times, identified as Busi-urt, Rice Mother or Rice Mother.
Cacce-halddeA Lappish water spirit. Identified 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 referred to 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 references, known as Carmilhan, Klaboterman or Klaboterman.
DaugawaThe great water that flows back full of departed souls every evening. Occasionally known as Daugawa.
Daughter of CreationA name for the Finnish goddess Ilmatar as 'Luonnotar'. In some accounts, referred to as 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. Identified as Dausos.
DebestevsA Latvian sky god and fertility god. Occasionally known 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. Sometimes known as Dekla.
Dieva deliThe 2 (or 3, some say) sons of Dieva who mow the celestial meadows. Occasionally referred to as Dieva deli.
DievasA Lithuanian sky god and fertility god. In some accounts, called Dievas, Latvian Debestevs, Latvian Debestevs, Dievs, Lettish Dievs, Lettish Dievs or Debestevs.
DievsA Lettish sky god and fertility god. Consort of Saule. Sometimes known as Dievs, Latvian Debestevs, Latvian Debestevs, Dievas, Lithuanian Dievas, Lithuanian Dievas or Debestevs.
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DrebkulsA Lettish sea god. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Drebkuls, Greek Poseidon, Greek Poseidon, Neptune or Varuna.
EgresA Finnish fertility-god, protector of turnips. At times, 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. In some accounts, called Ganis, Gidne, Gidne, Kani, Kani, Kine or Kine.
GanyklosA Lithuanian god of domestic animals. Also commonly 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. Also commonly identified as Gerovit, Gerovitus, Gerovitus, Herovit, Herovit, Jarovit or Jarovit.
GiraitisA Lithuanian god of woodlands. Son of Severin and Alice. In some references, referred to as Giraitis.
GuffitarLappish dwarf spirits of the forest or living underground. In some accounts, 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. On occassion, 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. Sometimes referred to as Jabme-aimo, Jabme-aibmo or Jabme-aibmo.
Jabme-akkaAn old woman, ruler of the Lappish underworld, Jabme-aimo. In some lore, occasionally identified as Jabme-akka.
Jengk-TongkA Lapp water-spirit or fish-spirit. Also identified 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 called juoigen.
JurasmateA Latvian sea-goddess. Sometimes referred to as Jurasmate, Mother of the Sea or Mother of the Sea.
juudasAn Estonian devil. Known as juudas, Finnish juutas, Finnish juutas, velns, Latvian juods, Latvian juods or juutas.
juutasA Finnish devil. In some accounts, identified 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. On occassion, known as Kalervo.
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KaleviAn Estonian hero. Father of Kalevipoeg. In some references, 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. In some lore, occasionally identified 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. Sometimes identified as Karta.
kaukasA Lithuanian dwarf house-spirit, similar to the aitvaras. At times, identified 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. Occasionally identified as Kildisin, Kildisin-mumy, Kildisin-mumy, Kugu-shotshen-Ara or Kugo-shotshen-Ava.
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Kreutzneald, F RThe Estonian compiler of the epic Kalevipoea, published 1857-61. Sometimes referred to as Kreutzneald, F R.
Krohn, JuliusThe Finnish author of works on folklore and mythology, especially on the Kalevala. Also identified as Krohn, Julius, (1835-1888) or (1835-1888).
Krohn, KaarleA Finnish scholar who wrote extensively on folklore and mythology. In some references, known as Krohn, Kaarle, (1863-1933) or (1863-1933).
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KursisA Lithuanian corn-spirit. Kursis represents the male equivalent of Rugiu-Baba. On occassion, known as Kursis, Rugiu Boba or Rugiu Boba.
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LaukpatisA Lithuanian field-god. In some references, called Laukpatis, Lauksargis, Lauksargis, Latvian Laukumate, Latvian Laukumate, Polish Lawkapatim, Polish Lawkapatim or Laukumate.
LaukumateA Latvian goddess of agriculture. In some accounts, called 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. Occasionally identified as laumé, deive, deive, spigena, spigena, lauma, lauma, Latvian lauma or Latvian lauma.
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Luot-chozjitA Lappish female spirit, guardian of reindeer. Occasionally referred to 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. At times, identified as Mader Akka, Madderakka or Madderakka.
Majas kungsA Latvian god of the household. Also commonly identified as Majas kungs, Lithuanian Zemepatis or Lithuanian Zemepatis.
MaksameriThe Estonian world of the dead. In some accounts, called Maksameri, German Lebermeer or German Lebermeer.
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ManalaThe Finnish land of the dead, ruled. By Mana. On occassion, known 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. Also commonly called maro-deives.
MedeineA Lithuanian goddess of woodlands. At times, referred to as Medeine, Majdejn, Majdejn, Mejdejn or Mejdejn.
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MenulisA Lithuanian moon-god. In some accounts, called Menulis, Menuo, Menuo, Latvian Meness or Latvian Meness.
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MezasmateA Latvian forest-goddess. In some references, called Mezasmate, Mother of the Forest or Mother of the Forest.
MezatevsA Latvian forest-god. In some lore, occasionally called Mezatevs, Father of the Forest or Father of the Forest.
MielkkiA Finnish forest-spirit. Wife of Tapio. Mother of Nyyrikki and Tuulikki. 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. Also referred to as moomin.
Muntso-murtA Finnish bath-house spirit. He sometimes substitutes changlings for the proper children. Also 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. Also 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, identified 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. Occasionally identified as Paiva, Paeivae or Paeivae.
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PatollusA Prussian god of the underworld. On occassion, referred to as Patollus, Patollo or Patollo.
PekkoA Finnish corn-god. On occassion, 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 known as Pele Kolese.
PerkonsA Latvian thunder-god. On occassion, 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.
Perkune TeteA goddess of thunder and lightning. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Perkune Tete.
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PikerAn Estonian thunder-god. Called 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. In some lore, occasionally called 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. On occassion, identified as Pohjanakka.
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PramzimasA Latvian culture-hero. He threw into the waters of the flood a nutshell in which two people escaped. Occasionally identified as Pramzimas.
PukisA household spirit or dragon. The Latvian version of Para. Identified 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 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. Identified 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. At times, known as Rahkoi.
Rana-neiddaA Lapp virgin-goddess. Sometimes called Rana-neidda, Norse Frigga, Norse Frigga, Holda or Nerthus.
RauniA Finnish storm-goddess. Wife of Ukko. Occasionally known 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. In some references, 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. Sometimes called Rugiu Boba, Kursis or Kursis.
RukotivoA later name for Runkateivas as a horse-god. Identified as Rukotivo, Runkateivas, Runkateivas or Rongoteus.
RunkateivasA Finnish god of rye. Also referred to as Runkateivas, Rongoteus, Rongoteus, Runkateivis, Rukotivo or Rukotivo.
RuottaA Lapp evil spirit. This being is said to attack pregnant women. In some accounts, identified as Ruotta.
Rutja's RapidsIn the lore of the Lapps, the river of the dead. Sometimes 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. Sometimes called Rutu, Rota, Rota or Rutu.
Saivo-neitaA Lapp water-spirit or sea-maiden. On occassion, 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, known as 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, called 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 referred to 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. Sometimes identified as Siela.
SmieragattoA Lappish spirit in the form of a cat. This spirit is said to bring its owner butter, cream and milk. Identified 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. On occassion, referred to 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. Also known as Suksendal.
suojeA spirit invoked by a Lappish sorcerer. This spirit can be passed on to a descendant or marriage partner - even purchased. Also 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. At times, called Surma.
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TaaraAn Estonian sky-god, in some accounts. On occassion, referred to as Taara, Tharapita or Tharapita.
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TeljavelikA Lithuanian creator-god and smith-god. Sometimes identified as Teljavelik, Telyaveli, Telyaveli, Telyavelik, Telyavelik, Telyaveli(k) or Telyaveli(k).
TomorAn Albanian creator-god and wind-god. Sometimes known as Tomor, Tomorr, Tomorr, Baba,Tomorr or Baba,Tomorr.
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Tumo-pasA Finnish thunder-god revered in the form of an oak tree. On occassion, referred to as Tumo-pas.
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Tuonen-porttiThe gate at the entrance to the Finnish. Underworld, Tuonela. Also 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. 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. 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to 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. Referred to as Ubyi.
UdensmateA Latvian water-goddess. On occassion, referred to as Udensmate, Mother of Waters, Mother of Waters or Attabeira.
UgunsmateA Latvian fire-goddess. In some lore, occasionally called Ugunsmate, Mother of Fire or Mother of Fire.
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UldraA fairy race in Lapland, living under the earth. Occasionally known as Uldra, Huldrafolk, Huldrafolk, Dwarfs, Elves, Hulderfolk, Huldra, Huldrefolk, Huldu, Huldu-folk, Huldra, Ullda or Ullda.
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VajgatsA holy island in Finnish lore. This site is used for the sacrifice of animals to the gods. Occasionally called Vajgats.
VarjohaltijaIn Finnish lore, a man's shadow-ruler. This being is said to be able to forecast the future. Occasionally identified as Varjohaltija, haltija, haltija, haldja, haltia, ort, urt, varjohaltija, Varjohaltia or Varjohaltia.
VedenhaltijaAn evil Finnish water-spirit. In some references, known 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. Called vele, velnias, velnias, vila, Latvian velis or Latvian velis.
velniasA wicked Lithuanian spirit of the dead: the devil. Also called velnias, vele, vele, vila or Latvian velis.
velnsA Latvian devil. Also identified as velns, juods, juods, Estonian juudas, Estonian juudas, juutas, Finnish juutas, Finnish juutas or juudas.
VelumateA Latvian goddess of the underworld. In some references, identified as Velumate, Velu Mate, Velu Mate, Kapumate or Kapumate.
vendenhaltiaA Finnish water-spirit. In some lore, occasionally 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 references, identified as Veralden-olmai, Veralden-rade, Veralden-rade, Norse Frey, Norse Frey or Varalden-Olmei.
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VilkakisA Latvian werewolf. Also referred to as Vilkakis, Vilkacis, Vilkacis, Lithuanian Vilkatas, Lithuanian Vilkatas, Slav Vlkodlak, Slav Vlkodlak or Vilkatas.
VilkatasA Lithuanian werewolf. In some accounts, 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. Referred to as Virava, Tavi-ayik, Tavi-ayik, Tava-ajik, Tava-ajik, Tapio or Tapio.
VorsudA Finnish guardian-spirit who brings. Good fortune. Occasionally known as Vorsud, Vodyz or Vodyz.
VuojalaA realm in Finnish lore, sometimes. Equated wth Pohjola. Known as Vuojala, Pohjola, Pohjola, Pohja or Tuonela.
White YouthA Finnish deity regarded as the father of mankind. In some lore, occasionally referred to as White Youth.
YabmeaimoThe Lapp underworld, home of the dead, ruled by Yabmeakka. In some accounts, identified as Yabmeaimo.
ZalktisA Latvian snake-god. At times, referred to as Zalktis, Lithuanian Zaltys or Lithuanian Zaltys.
ZaltysA Lithuanian snake-god: a green. Snake revered as a fertility symbol. In some lore, occasionally called Zaltys, Latvian Zalktis or Latvian Zalktis.
ZeidkeleAn epithet for Zemnya as 'the one who grows flowers'. On occassion, 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. Also identified as Zemepatis, Dimstipatis, Dimstipatis, Zemininkas, Zemininkas, Latvian Majas kungs or Latvian Majas kungs.
ZemesmateA Lettish earth-goddess. Referred to 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. On occassion, identified as 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.