- a magical object or substance that was stolen by Ilmarinen, Vainamoinen, and Lemminkainen from Louhi because of its powers.
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Early in the morning Sampo came with another man and a woman to visit us.
His name was Sampo Singi, and he was the dirtiest fellow I ever saw in my life.
Louhi replied: 'Only to him who can forge the magic Sampo for me will I give my daughter.'
Louhi has the wondrous Sampo, but I have lost the beauteous maiden.'
Vinminen persuades Ilmarinen to go with him to Pohjola to bring away the Sampo.Kalevala, Volume II (of 2)