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Louhi

[ loh-hi ]

noun

, Finnish Legend.
  1. a sorceress, the mistress of Pohjola and an enemy of the Finns, eventually defeated by Väinämöinen.


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Example Sentences

She hastens to Pohjola and inquires of Louhi what has become of him (1-100).

We are not told how Louhi escaped; but she seems to have come to no harm.

He replies that he cannot do so himself, but will send his brother Ilmarinen, so Louhi gives him a sledge in which to return home.

He carries off and marries the beautiful Kyllikki, but quarrels with her, and starts off to Pohjola to woo the daughter of Louhi.

Ilmarinen then prepares chains for Louhi, and terrifies her into restoring the sun and moon to their original places.

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