Basque Mythology Submitted Names
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AATXE m Basque Mythology, Popular Culture
Means "calf" or more specifically, "young bull" in Basque. In Basque mythology, Aatxe is either the androgynous deity Mari
embodied as a young cow or bull, or a lesser shapeshifting spirit that takes the form of a bull and occasionally a human; the latter emerges at night, especially in stormy weather, from his cave dwelling in the Basque mountains.
AIDE f Basque Mythology
Derived from Basque aide
"air", Aide is a supernatural entity that either helps or hinders the living. She could manifest herself in both good (gentle breeze) and evil (storm wind) forms.
ETSAI m Basque Mythology
A spirit of knowledge in Basque mythology, his name means "devil" or "fiend". He teaches in a cave, and knows a great deal, but he is feared because, at the end of his lectures, he requires one of his students to remain at his service forever... [more]
INGUMA m Basque Mythology
In Basque mythology, Inguma is a nocturnal spirit who enters the home at night and tries to disturb the sleep of those who live at the place (similar to the Alp and Mara in Germanic folklore). To ward him off, one needs to seek help of Saint Agnes.
LURRA f Basque Mythology
Variant of Lur
. A feminine, positive entity that relates to fecundity. Unlimited in all directions, she includes the stars, moon and sun inside her borders. The Earth is alive: she gives birth to the mountains, that grow and rise towards the sky, whilst other places subside... [more]