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Kullervo

[ koo-ler-vaw ]

noun

  1. (in the Kalevala ) a slave who, after a series of tragic misadventures, kills himself.


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The fourth hero is Kullervo, a morose and wicked slave of gigantic strength, which he always misuses.

Untamo brings Kullervo up as a slave, but as he spoils everything he touches, sells him to Ilmarinen.

She gives birth to Kullervo, who vows vengeance against Untamo in his cradle.

Kullervo did so, and after he had paid them he started off in his sledge to drive home again.

But Kullervo said: 'Thou shouldst go thyself, for the cows are in better condition to-night than they havep.

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