Georgian Mythology Submitted Names
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ADGILIS DEDAfGeorgian Mythology
Means "the mother of locality" or "place mother", from Georgian ადგილი (adgili)
meaning "place" and დედა (deda)
meaning "mother". In Georgian mythology, Adgilis Deda is the goddess of fertility and livestock portrayed as a beautiful woman with silver jewelry... [more]
Meaning unknown, though it is believed that her name is a corruption of the name Danina
, derived from Georgian da
. Ainina is a Georgian goddess and in a pair with the deity Danina
Meaning unknown. Apsat was the god of birds in Svan (a subgroup of the Georgian people) mythology.
Meaning unknown, though it is similar to the Sumerian and Akkadian epithet bibbiru
meaning "shining, splendor". Barbale was the Georgian goddess of cattle, poultry fertility, the sun, women's fertility, and healing.
Meaning unknown. Beri-Bera was an agricultural god of fertility, harvests, and animals. He is worshiped in eastern Georgia with a festival held at the end of the year.
Meaning uncertain, though it is thought to be related to the Georgian words for "male goat". Bochi is believed to be the Georgian patron saint of cattle.
Meaning unknown. Dali was the Georgian goddess of the hunt, mother of Amirani
, and was believed to be extraordinarily beautiful. She lived on top of a mountain and protected animals, occasionally allowing hunters to hunt animals just so long as they don't hunt more than necessary... [more]
Meaning unknown, though it is presumed to be a combination of Georgian da
. Danina--along with Ainina
in a pair--is a Georgian goddess.
Derived from Georgian ღმერთი (ghmert'i)
, from Old Georgian ღმერთი (ɣmerti)
, and ultimately from Proto-Kartvelian *ɣamort-
meaning "God". Ghmerti is the supreme god in Georgian mythology and head of all the other deities... [more]
Meaning unknown. Iakhsari was a mythical hero in Georgian mythology who aided Kopala
in his adventures of slaying demons and monsters.
Meaning uncertain. Kamar was the daughter of the Georgian god of nature and the god of the sky. She was seen as a symbol of divine fire and her beauty caused Amirani
to kidnap her from heaven.
Meaning uncertain. Kopala was a God of lightning and a hero in Georgian mythology who slayed demons. Along with Iakhsari
, he led a campaign to drive out the devils who were persecuting the humans living on the land... [more]
Meaning uncertain, though it could be derived from Georgian კვირის (kviris)
meaning "week". Kviria was a hero in Georgian mythology and a son of the gods who acted as a negotiator between the god Ghmerti
and people... [more]
This is the name of the lord of wolves in Georgian mythology. He was worshiped in Svaneti and other mountainous regions.
Meaning unknown. Michpa was the Georgian patron god of cattle and other domestic animals who was worshiped in Svaneti in the winter.
Combination of ოჭო (ocho)
which is related to the name of the god Bochi
and პინტრე (pintre)
which is related to the Greek god Pan
. Ochopintre is the spirit of the forest and protector of wild animals... [more]
Meaning unknown. Rokapi was an evil spirit and the leader of the kudiani (a group of witches) in Georgian mythology. He was punished by Ghmerti
and chained to a column underneath the earth, where he ate the hearts of humans that his kudianis would bring to him... [more]
Meaning unknown. Tamar was the Georgian goddess of the sky who was portrayed as riding on a snake. She is identified with the goddess Lamara
TETRI GIORGImGeorgian Mythology
Means "white George", from Georgian თეთრი (tetri)
"white" combined with the name George
. In Georgian mythology, Tetri Giorgi was a warrior god of the moon. His namesake later came to represent Saint George after the introduction of Christianity to Georgia.
Most likely derived from Persian یزدان (yazdân)
meaning "god, divinity, angel". Zadeni (also transcribed as Zaden
) was a pagan god of fruitfulness and the harvest in pre-Christian Georgian mythology.