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MAJKY

(MOCK-ee)
Variations: Navjaky, Navje, Nejky
In Ukraine there is a vampiric spirit that is called a majky. It is described as looking like a beautiful and voluptuous young maiden. It lives in the forest and survives on the blood it drinks from the men it seduces.
Source: Grey, Mythology of All Races, 253­54; Konrad, Old Russia and Byzantium, 131; Perkowski, Vampires of the Slavs, 40
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