Werewolf

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Werewolf
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Widcut o a werewolf attack, bi Lucas Cranach the Elder, 1512
GroupinLeegendar craitur
Seemilar craitursVampire
KintraRomanie, Serbie, Slovenie, Croatie, Macedonie, Bulgarie, Albanie, Hungary
RegionThe Americaes, Europe, Asie, Africae

A werewolf (frae Auld Inglis: wer, "man") 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). In Daemonologie, James VI o Scots wrate the furst kent screivins anent werewolfs in the Scots leid.[1]

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  1. "King James and the Werewolves". Centre for the Scots Leid. The earliest kent screivings anent werewolfs – in the Scots leid – dates fae 1597. Nae less a cheil nor King Jamie VI wrate a wee tait aboot the subject.

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