karkanxholl

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish [script needed] (karakoncolos, black bogey, black werewolf); Kosovar kallukanxhë is from Greek καλλικάντσαρος (kallikántsaros), also from Turkish.

Noun[edit]

karkanxholl m (definite singular karkanxholli)

  1. (mythology) elf with magic powers and wearing a chain mail shirt