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Warwouf / Lycanthrope
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Widcut o a warwouf attack, bi Lucas Cranach the Elder, 1512
Groupin Leegendar craitur
Sub groupin Lycanthrope
Seemilar craiturs Therianthropy, revenant, vampire, yōkai
Kintra Romanie, Serbie, Slovenie, Croatie, Macedonie, Bulgarie, Albanie, Hungary
Region The Americaes, Europe, Asie, Africae

A warwouf (frae Auld Inglis: wer, "man"), man-wouf, Wouf Man, or lycanthrope (Greek: λυκάνθρωπος, lykánthropos: λύκος, lykos, "wouf", an ἄνθρωπος, anthrōpos, "human") is a mythological or fowklairic human wi the abeelity tae shapeshift intae a wouf or a therianthropic hybrid wouf-lik craitur, either purposely or efter bein placed unner a curse or affliction (e.g. via a bite or scart frae anither warwouf).

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