karkanxholl

AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • kallukanxhë (Kosovo)

EtymologyEdit

From Turkish karakoncolos ‘black bogey, black werewolf’; Kosovar kallukanxhë is from Greek καλλικάντσαρος (kallikántsaros), also from Turkish.

NounEdit

karkanxholl m (definite singular karkanxholli)

  1. (mythology) elf with magic powers and wearing a chain mail shirt
Last modified on 26 September 2013, at 05:08