Wednesday, August 18, 2010

All about "Nixes"

Over at the Pagan Pages site I found an interesting article about "Nixes' in the post by Kathryn Cranston titled Faeries, Elves, and Other Kin:
"Nixies are shape-changing fresh water spirits originating in Germanic myths and legends. The term nixie (or neck) is English in origin, while nix, nyx and nixe are the German equivalents. Nixies usually shape shift into human form, both male and female, but some can change into dragons (wyrms), horses, fish, or snakes. Nixies can be benevolent, malicious or merely harmless." ...(Cont.)...

More on Nixes
Nixi - Wikipedia
German Folklore: The Nixies