AtsamazmCaucasian Mythology, Ossetian Meaning uncertain, most likely of Alanian origin. In Caucasian mythology Atsamaz is a musician who plays a magical golden pipe. He is also a hero in the Nart sagas.
DaxenaghwefCaucasian Mythology Derived from Circassian дахэ (dāxă) meaning "beautiful, pretty" and нагъуэ (năġ°ă) meaning "brown-eyed". Daxenaghwe is a minor character in the Circassian Nart sagas.
DelamCaucasian Mythology Means "god, deity" in Chechen. In Chechen mythology, Dela was the supreme god who created the earth. In modern times, his name is sometimes used to refer to Allah, the Islamic God.
Dela-malkhmCaucasian Mythology Means "sun god" from Chechen дела (dela) meaning "god" and малх (malkh) meaning "sun, solar". This was the name of the sun god in Chechen and Ingush mythology.
EltamCaucasian Mythology This is the name of the god of animals and the hunt in Vainakh mythology. He was formerly the god of agriculture as well before Maetsill took his role and was blinded in one eye as a punishment for disobedience by his father Dela.
HunsagmCaucasian Mythology Meaning unknown. Hunsag (or Hunstag) was the Vainakh patron spirit of the forest and forest animals. He sought to kill hunters he met in the woods and was defended by the nature, flora, and fauna of the forest.
Ishtar-deelamCaucasian Mythology Possibly from the name Ishtar combined with Chechen дела (dela) meaning “god, deity”. This is the name of the Vainakh god of death and ruler of the underworld.
MozhfCaucasian Mythology Meaning unknown. Mozh was the evil sister of the sun and moon in Vainakh mythology. She ate all her relatives and constantly chases the sun and moon, an eclipse occurring when she catches up to them... [more]
PkharmatmCaucasian Mythology Means "creator of the nation, language, or land". Pkharmat is a Demi-God (Nart) and legendary hero to the Vainakh (Chechen and Ingush) people who stole fire from the god Sela and brought it to mankind and ultimately led to the people forming a nation... [more]
SatanayafCaucasian Mythology Means "mother of one-hundred (sons)" from Persian صد (sad) (through the Iranian root */sata-/) meaning "(one) hundred" combined with the Northwest Caucasian root /na/ meaning "mother" (descended into Kabardian анэ (ānă) and Adyghe ны (nə)) and the Indo-Iranian suffix /-ya/ meaning "the one who is"... [more]
SelamCaucasian Mythology Meaning unknown. This was the name of the Vainakh god of stars, thunder, and lightning. He is usually portrayed as an evil and cruel god who lives on the peak of Mount Kazbek with his fire chariot.
TlepshmCaucasian Mythology, Circassian (Rare) From Ancient Greek χάλυψ (khálups) meaning "steel, iron" via Latin chalybs. In Circassian mythology, Tlepsh is a patron god of blacksmiths, weapons, iron, and fire.
TusholifCaucasian Mythology Meaning unknown, possibly means "hoopoe" in Ingush (referring to a type of bird). In Vainakh mythology, Tusholi was the goddess of spring and fertility, protector of mankind, and daughter of the supreme god Dela... [more]