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Vodnik

by Micha F. Lindemans
In Slavic folklore, a Vodnik is a water demon who comes into existence when a child is drowned. He lures people into the water and hold them under until they suffocate. He appears as a fish or as a human with green hair. In Russia he is called Vodjanoj.

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  • Also known as:
    Vodnik (Polish)
    Utopiec (Polish)

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