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Baba Yaga (Legendary character)


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    • us: Baba Yaga (Witch)
    • us: Baba Jaga (Legendary character)
    • us: Баба-Яга (Legendary character)
    • us: Baba-I͡Aha (Legendary character)
    • us: Baba I͡Aga (Legendary character)
    • us: Ježibaba (Legendary character)
    • us: Baaba-Jagaa (Legendary character)
    • us: Μπτ̔̈«”αϐ·μπα Γιτ̔̈«”αϐ·γκα (Legendary character)
    • us: Bampa Gianka (Legendary character)
    • us: באבה יאגה (Legendary character)
    • us: Babah Yagah (Legendary character)
    • us: Babajaga (Legendary character)
    • us: Vasorrú bába (Legendary character)
    • us: Баба Рога (Legendary character)
    • us: Baba Roga (Legendary character)
    • us: Баба Јага (Legendary character)
    • us: バーバ・ヤーガ (Legendary character)
    • us: Жоьра-баба (Legendary character)
    • us: Zhoʹra-baba (Legendary character)
    • us: Jaga baba (Legendary character)
    • us: 芭芭雅嘎 (Legendary character)
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    • found: Ford, Nancy K. Baba Yaga and the enchanted ring, 1960.
    • found: Johns, Andreas. Baba Yaga : the ambiguous mother and witch of the Russian folktale, ©2004.
    • found: Baba Yaga : the wild witch of the East in Russian fairy tales, 2013.
    • found: Wikipedia, May 3, 2018:Baba Yaga (In Slavic folklore, Baba Yaga is a supernatural being (or one of a trio of sisters of the same name) who appears as a deformed and/or ferocious-looking woman) Belarusian page (Баба-Яга = Baba-ЋIЌAha) Bulgarian page (Баба Яга = Baba ЋIЌAga) Catalan page (Baba IagЂa) Czech page (JeЉzibaba) German page (Baba Jaga) Estonian page (Baaba-Jagaa) Greek page (Μπτ̔̈«”αϐ·μπα Γιτ̔̈«”αϐ·γκα = Bampa Gianka) Hebrew (באבה יאגה = Babah Yagah) Latvian page (Babajaga) Hungarian page (VasorrЃu bЃaba) Macedonian page (Баба Рога = Baba Roga; Баба Јага = Baba Jaga) Japanese page (バーバ・ヤーガ = BЅaba YЅaga) Chechen page (Жоьра-баба = Zhora-baba) Russian page (Баба-яга = Baba-ЋiЌaga) Slovenian page (Jaga baba) Chinese page (芭芭雅嘎 = Baba Yaga)
    • found: Russiapedia website, May 3, 2018(Baba Yaga; a famous witch of the East, well-known in Russia. She has spooked and scared little children across Eastern Europe for many centuries. The name of Baba Yaga is composed of two elements. Baba means "grandmother" or "old woman" in most Slavic languages) - https://russiapedia.rt.com/of-russian-origin/baba-yaga/
    • found: VIAF, May 3, 2018(German National Library authorized access point: Baba Jaga; National Library of Poland authorized access point: Baba Jaga (postać legendarna); Sudoc authorized access point: Baba Yaga, personnage légendaire)
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    • 2018-05-03: new
    • 2018-08-03: revised
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