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List of Gods   : "Ghost"

NameOriginDescription
Ghost name "Aatxe" Basque A Basque ghost. He is a cave-dwelling divinity who adopts the form of a young red bull, but sometimes in the shape of a man. At night, more so in stormy weather, he arises from the hollow which is his lair, also known as Euskal Herria. He attacks criminals and other mean people. He also protects people by making them stay home when danger is near.
Ghost name "Acheri" Indian They are the ghosts of little girls, who live on the tops of mountains but descend at night to hold their revels in more convenient places. Indian
Ghost name "Airi" Indian The ghost of someone who killed in hunting. Those who see him face to face are burnt by the flash of his eye, or are torn to pieces by his dogs, or have their livers extracted and eaten by the fairies who accompany him. Indian
Ghost name "Aitu" Polynesia ghosts or spirits, often malevolent. Polynesia
Ghost name "Amatongo" Zulu A generic name for ghosts. Zulu
Ghost name "Apparition" Greek A ghost.
Angel name "Barbeliots" Greek A sect of Gnostics. Their first immortal son they called Barbeloth, omniscient, eternal, and incorruptible. He engendered light by the instrumentality of Christ, author of Wisdom. From Wisdom sprang Autogenes, and from Autogenes, Adam (male and female), and from Adam, matter. The first angel created was the Holy ghost, from whom sprang the first prince, named Protarchontes, who married Arrogance, whose offspring was Sin. Burnt by the Christians
Ghost name "Bhut" India A type of evil spirit. It is especially the evil ghost of a man who has died due to execution, accident, or suicide. People protect themselves by lying on the ground, because the bhutas never rest on earth. In the Bhagvad Gita, Krishna the Avatar declares that the humans who worship bhutas become bhutas themselves. India
Ghost name "Bogeyman" Scotland Boogyman, or bogyman, is a legendary ghost-like monster often believed in by children. The bogeyman has no specific appearance. The term bogeyman is also used metaphorically to mean a person or thing of which someone else has an irrational fear.
Ghost name "Brahmadaityas" Hindu Benign ghosts of Brahmin priests with four faces and four hands. They guard their master against Shiva the destroyer.
Ghost name "Bulla" Roman An amulet worn, by Roman children, intended to ward off ghostly anger.
Goddess name "Carlin" Scotland Goddess of Winter and the spirit of the eve of Samhain (Halloween), the night the ghosts of the dead roamed the world of the living. Scotland
Ghost name "Chagrin aka Harginn" Romania A mischievous ghost that most often takes the form of a large yellow hedgehog, which always foretells some impending disaster. Romania
Ghost name "Choorail" Moslem The ghost of a pregnant woman. India. Moslem
Ghost name "Davy Jones's Locker" Indian I.e. he is dead. Jones is a corruption of Jonah, the prophet, who was thrown into the sea. Locker, in seaman's phrase, means any receptacle for private stores; and duffy is a ghost or spirit among the West Indian negroes. So the whole phrase is, "He is gone to the place of safe keeping, where duffy Jonah was sent to."
Ghost name "Dove" Christian In Christian art, symbolises the Holy ghost. In church windows the seven rays proceeding from the dove signify the seven gifts of the Holy ghost. It also symbolises the human soul, and as such is represented coming out of the mouth of saints at death.
Ghost name "Duppies" Jamaican The ghosts of deceased people. An Obeah man will summon a Duppy and plant it in a home to curse the occupants. A sample of the victim's clothing, hair or especially menstrual fluid may be obtained so that a Duppy may rape a female victim while she sleeps and make her ill. Jamaican
Ghost name "Elohim" Semitic The genus of which ghosts, Chemosh, Dagon, Baal, Jahveh, etc., were species. The ghost or spectre which appeared to Saul is called Elohim. Semitic
Ghost name "Etemmu" Akkadian The name given to the ghost of a person who had not been buried and considered potentially harmful. Akkadian
Ghost name "Forso" Gururumba ghosts of the dead. They are tiresome attracting attention and causing accidents and illness. Gururumba
Ghost name "God" Christian The deity held by Christians to be the supreme reality and the sole creator of life, the universe and everything. A triple deity made up of four parts: God the Father, God the Son, God the Son in human form and the Holy ghost.
Ghost name "Guinevere" British Legendary queen consort of king Arthur. The Welsh form Gwenhwyfar can be translated as The White Fay or White ghost. British
Ghost name "Ihoiho" Tahiti The ghosts of the dead, which were supposed often to visit the living, especially relatives, and to inflict illness or death. Tahiti
Ghost name "Kitsune" Japan A foxy ghost. Japan
Ghost name "Lares" Roman Either domestic or public. Domestic lares were the souls of virtuous ancestors exalted to the rank of protectors. Public lares were the protectors of roads and streets. Domestic lares were images, like dogs, set behind the hall door, or in the lararium or shrine. Wicked souls became lemures or ghosts that made night hideous. Penates were the natural powers personified, and their office was to bring wealth and plenty, rather than to protect and avert danger. Roman
Ghost name "Larvae" Roman Mischievous spectres. The larva or ghost of Caligula was often seen, according to Suetonius, in his palace. Roman
Ghost name "Limbus Patrum" Roman The half-way house between earth and heaven, where the patriarchs and prophets, after death, await the coming of Messiah. According to the Roman Catholic notion, this is the "hell," or hades, into which Jesus Christ descended after He gave up the ghost on the cross.
Ghost name "Mombo Wa Ndhlopfu" Mozambique Masters of the Forest, serpents that were credited with speech and bad breath. Often associated with the flesh-eating maggots of corpses, ancestral spirits and ghosts took that form as a disguise. Ronga, Mozambique
Goddess name "Morrigu" British Crone aspect of the goddesses who were a trinity responsible for war and ghosts British / Ireland / Welsh
Goddess name "Morrigu/ Morrigan/ Morrighan/ Morgan/ Badb/ Nemain" Irish / Wales / Britain The Crone aspect of the goddesses who were a trinity responsible for war & ghosts
Ghost name "Puttam" Hindu A malicious imp or ghost who haunts the places where bodies are burned. Hindu
Ghost name "Tzu ku Shen" China The ghost of Li-Jing's mistress who haunted the royal toilets. China
Ghost name "Witch of Endor" Hebrew A divining woman consulted by Saul when Samuel was dead. She called up the ghost of the prophet, and Saul was told that his death was at hand. \
Ghost name "Wraith" Scotland The ghost of a person shortly about to die or just dead, which appears to survivors, sometimes at a great distance off. Scotland