Slavic - One of a group of spirits. These beings are regarded as the souls of children who died before being baptised. They could lure people into water where they drowned or they could attack women in childbirth. They developed into water-nymphs. In some references, known as navky, majky, majky, mavje, mavje, navi, navi, nejky, nejky, novjaci or novjaci.

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