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DOLYA f Bulgarian, Slavic Mythology
Goddess of fate in East Slavic Mythology, personification of the fate bestowed upon a man at birth. She is described as a plainly dressed woman able to turn herself into various shapes. When she is positive she is named Dolya, when negative she turns into Nedolya.
KAZI f Slavic Mythology
In Bohemian mythology, Kazi is the second oldest daughter of the Bohemian ruler Krok
. Her sisters are Teta
. While Libuše is a soothsayer, Kazi engages herself in medical science and magic.
KIKIMORA f Slavic Mythology
The name of an evil house spirit in Slavic Mythology. Her name may derive from the Udmurt word kikka-murt
meaning "scarecrow". Alternatively it may come from the Polish mora
or Czech můra
which mean "moth" or be related to the Old Norse mara
LESHACHIKHA f Slavic Mythology
The wife of Leshy
. Her name is derived from the same root, ле́ший (leshiy)
meaning "one from the forest", ultimately from лес (les)
POLUDNITSA f Slavic Mythology
The name of a supernatural creature in Eastern European mythology, known in English as "Lady Midday" or the "Noon Witch". Her name is probably derived from the proto-Slavic *polъ
meaning "half" and dьnь
meaning "day", therefore "midday", and the related terms in the various Slavic languages... [more]
PUMPHUT m Slavic Mythology
Pumphut is the name of a Sorbian gnome who plays tricks on abusive people. He is featured in the the novel 'Krabat' by Ottfried Preußler where he challenges the evil master in a duel of magic and defeats him.... [more]
ROZHANITSA f Slavic Mythology
An obscure Russian goddess who has a feast day in late December. She is a winter goddess and is usually depicted wearing antlers.
SÂNZIANA f Romanian, Slavic Mythology, Theatre
From the Romanian word for a type of fairy in local folklore which derived from sân
"holy" and zână
"fairy". Its use as a personal name was at least partly due to a comedy written by Vasile Alecsandri, 'Sânziana și Pepelea' (1881), which George Stephănescu then made into an opera... [more]
SVANTOVÍT m Slavic Mythology
Svantovít is male name of Slavic origin. The name created from word svet (violent) and ending -vit (ruler, winner, warrior), somewhere violent Mr.... [more]
TETA f Medieval Czech, Slavic Mythology
In Bohemian mythology, Teta is the second oldest daughter of the Bohemian ruler Krok (or Crocco). Her sisters are Kazi and Libuše. While Libuše is a soothsayer, Teta is guiding people to worship supernatural beings and worshiping natural forces... [more]
URODA f Slavic Mythology
Uroda was the Slovakian goddess of agriculture, the fields and the harvest. Her name is certainly linked to the Slovakian word úroda
"harvest", however it doesn't seem to be quite so clear what came first, the goddess or the word.
VADUNY f Romanian (Rare), Slavic Mythology
Possibly means "to see; to know", if derived from the Proto-Slavic věděti
, from the Proto-Indo-European wóyd
'to know', from weyd
'to see, to know'. The name itself appears to be a variation of the Russian word vedun'ia
"witch, sorceress", the feminine form of vedun
WELES m Slavic Mythology
God of underworld, magic, oaths, art, craft, merchants, wealth in Slavic Mythology.
ZERNEBOG m Slavic Mythology
(Slovak) variant transcription of Chernobog
. Zernebog is a Slavic deity, about whom much has been speculated but little can be said definitively. The name may also be given as Crnobog, Czernobóg, Černobog, Црнобог or Chernobog; these are all romanizations of the Russian Чернобог, meaning black god... [more]
ZORIANA f Ukrainian, English (Rare), South Slavic, Slavic Mythology, Slavic
This name derives from the South and West Slavic word Zora (Зора)
, meaning “dawn, aurora, daybreak”. In Slavic mythology, the Zorja (the evening stars, the morning star) are the two guardian goddesses, known as the Auroras.