AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown. Folk etymology from the Tosk regions suggests it might have been the name of some night time bird associated with death and nightmares, compare kukuvajkë and kukumjackë both meaning "owl" and both representing death in the old pagan Albanian folklore.

Proper nounEdit

Kukudh

  1. In Albanian folklore it is the final stage of a dhampir
  2. (Tosk, colloquial) an outcast
  3. elf

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