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Variations: Opji, Oupire ("bloodsucker")
In Kashubia, Poland, the word lap translatesto mean "vampire."
Source: Calmet, Treatise on Vampires and Revenants, 59; Canadian Centre for Folk Culture, Paper, 25; Pacific Northwest Conference, Proceedings, vol. 18­25, 253; Perkowski, Vampires of the Slavs, 186

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