THE PIXIE*. Local name – LAUMĖ /’ləʊme/.
An intermediary between the earthly and heavenly domains. She rewards people with material wealth, and sometimes lead to destruction and death. A spirit of prodigious beauty, with a large head, big eyes and the feet of a bird. Wrapped in a sheet, she does her laundry in the river. The spirit’s first form is a dove.
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