He looked at the duende carefully, and saw that it resembled a very small man with long hair and a white beard.
"To have a duende" signifies that a person's imagination is disturbed.
Then he ordered his servants to find the duende and kill it.
It is the duende, your friend, who is in her abdomen, and no one can persuade it to come out but you.
The duende gave Mabait two or three isabels6 every day, and by the end of the month he had saved much money.
After he was given permission to try, he said to the duende, “Who are you?”
This friend is a duende, which will be injurious to us if you let it live here.
Mabait was married to the princess, was crowned king, and lived happily with his friend the duende.
But occasionally the duende had the form of a little busy friar, like the Monachiello at Naples.
Perez gives as definitions “duende” (elf or hobgoblin) and “mico nocturno.”