Joukahainen
Joukahainen ([ˈjoukɑhɑinen]) is a character in the Kalevala, the Finnish epic poem of fifty parts. He is the rival of the main character, Väinämöinen. After losing a singing contest, he pledges his s...
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Ukko
Ukko, or Äijä or Äijö (Finnish: male grandparent, old man), parallel in Estonian mythology to Uku, is the god of the sky, weather, harvest and thunder in Finnish mythology. The Finnish word for thunde...
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Louhi
Louhi ([ˈlouɦi]) is a queen of the land known as Pohjola in Finnish, Karelian and Lappish mythology.
Louhi is described as a powerful witch with the ability to change shape and weave mighty enchan...
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Kullervo
In the Finnish Kalevala, Kullervo was the ill-fated son of Kalervo. Kullervo is the only tragic character in Finnish mythology. He survived the massacre and was raised by the enemy, Untamo's tribe. I...
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Ilmarinen
Seppo Ilmarinen, the Eternal Hammerer, blacksmith and inventor in the Kalevala, is a god and an archetypal artificer from Finnish mythology. ("Seppo" is a popular boy's name and the Finnish word for s...
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Loviatar
Loviatar ([ˈloʋiɑtɑr], alternative names Loveatar, Lovetar, Lovehetar, Louhetar, Louhiatar, Louhi) is a blind daughter of Tuoni, the god of death in Finnish mythology. She was said to be the worst of ...
Hiisi
Hiisi (plural hiidet) is a term in Baltic-Finnic folklore, originally denoting sacred localities and later on various types of mythological entity. In Christian-influenced later folklore, they are dep...
Ilmatar
In the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic, Ilmatar was a virgin spirit of the air.
The name Ilmatar is derived from the Finnish word ilma, meaning "air," and the suffix -tar, denoting a female sp...
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Aino (mythology)
Aino is a figure in the Finnish national epic Kalevala. It relates that she was the beautiful sister of Joukahainen. Her brother, having lost a singing contest to the storied Väinämöinen, promised Ai...
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Mielikki
Mielikki is the Finnish goddess of forests and the hunt. She is referred to in various tales as either the wife or the daughter-in-law of Tapio, and the mother of Nyyrikki. She is said to have playe...
Nine diseases
In the Finnish mythology, the Nine diseases are the sons of Loviatar, the blind daughter of Tuoni. She is impregnated by wind (some versions of the story tell that Iku-Turso fathered them). According ...
Tellervini
Tellervini is a tribe of danaid butterflies with only the one genus Tellervo, with six widely distributed species found in Australia and the Oriental region. The taxon is apparently monophyletic, but ...
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Tapio (spirit)
Tapio is an East Finnish forest spirit or god, who figures prominently in the Kalevala. Hunters prayed to him before a hunt. His wife is the goddess of the forest, Mielikki. He was the father of Annik...
Tuonetar
Tuonetar ([ˈtuɔnetɑr]) is the Queen of the Underworld in Finnish mythology.Tuonetar is the wife of Tuoni, with whom she rules over the Underworld Tuonela.In the 16th song of Kalevala, Väinämöinen arri...
Vammatar
Vammatar is the Finnish goddess of pain, disease, and/or suffering (other versions have her as more actively negative, the goddess of evil and misfortune). She is the daughter of Tuoni (god of the un...
Lemminkäinen
Lemminkäinen ([ˈlemːiŋˌkæinen]) or Lemminki ([ˈlemːiŋki]) is a prominent figure in Finnish mythology. He is one of the Heroes of the Kalevala, where his character is a composite of several separate h...
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Nyyrikki
Nyyrikki is the Finnish god of the hunt, and son of Tapio and Mielikki. He has been tenuously associated with Nimrod.
Väinämöinen
Väinämöinen ([ˈʋæinæˌmøinen]) is a god, hero and the central character in the Finnish folklore and the main character in the national epic Kalevala. His name comes from the Finnish word väinä, meanin...
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