- (in the Kalevala) a young, jovial hero who has many adventures in which he is sometimes helped by his mother.
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Examples from the Web for lemminkainen
But Lemminkainen just in time began to sing a stronger spell.
Then Lemminkainen, for it was really he, said: 'I recognise you both now.
But Lemminkainen replied: 'I have no faith in women's dreams or maidens' vows.
But all her words could not move Lemminkainen to release her.
Then Lemminkainen set to work to make his arrows and his darts.