Slavic Mythology

The Gods of Eastern Europe and Russia...

CHLEVNIK

Slavic Cow Spirit

Also known as CHLEVNIC

Tricky Cattle Spirit of the Cowshed

He is a Dvorovoi of the farmyard. And he is a bit of a pest.

He’s very fussy about which cow goes where in the stalls, what kind of cow you should like best, who gets milked first and... Wait — where is his share of the milk?

It’s sometimes possible to drive him away with old-fashioned shouting and banging milk churns together.

Chlevnik Facts and Figures

Name: Chlevnik
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: CHLEVNIC

Gender: Male
Type: Spirit
Area or people: Russia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Cows
Area of expertise: Cows

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 522

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Article last revised on May 25, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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