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  • Eastern European Eastern European (culture)
  • Humanoid Humanoid (attribute)
  • Domestic Domestic (attribute)
  • Friendly Friendly (behaviour)

A home-dwelling spirit from the myths of Estonian folklore. They help out with tasks around the house but whereas most household spirits tend to be attached to the occupants, the Talonhaltija is attached to the house itself. They take the form of the original occupant of the house.

See Domovoi.

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