Finnish Mythology

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KIPU TYTTO

Finnish Death Goddess

Also known as Kipu-Tyttö, Kiputyttö

Picture of the Finnish Death Goddess Kipu Tytto from our Finnish mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Fin de siècle Goddess of Death

Sister of Kivutar, Vammatar and Loviatar, she lives in Tuonela the local hell. Her name translates as ‘Pain Girl’. She is the Goddess of Illness and sings you to the final sleep.

She has a black pockmarked face and nine children with simple descriptive names like Gout, Ulcers and Scabies. I think we should stop there as I’m beginning to feel queasy.

Kipu Tytto Facts and Figures

Name: Kipu Tytto
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Kipu-Tyttö, Kiputyttö

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Death
Area of expertise: Death

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 1492

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Article last revised on September 14, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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