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Meaning & History

From a Slavic root meaning "death, plague". In Slavic mythology this was the name of the goddess of winter and death.
VariantMarzanna Slavic Mythology

Sources & References

  • Rick Derksen, Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (2008), page 326

Categories

death deities, goddesses, mythology
Entry updated March 14, 2016   Contribute