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  1. (in the Kalevala) a slave who, after a series of tragic misadventures, commits suicide.
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Historical Examples of kullervo

  • But Kullervo hastened on, and as he went he mourned his hard lot.

    Finnish Legends for English Children

    R. Eivind

  • Now not long after this a child was born to Untamala, and she named him Kullervo.

  • And when all these prayers and spells were ended she sent Kullervo off with the herds.

  • At these words Kullervo jumped up and did as the raven had said.

  • And when Kullervo begged her to tell him the way to them she did so, and he hastened off to find them.