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  • Langsuir — (LANG sure) Variations: Langsuior, Langsuyar There is a vampiric REVENANT in Malaysia that is created when a woman dies giving birth. Forty days after the death, the dead will rise up as a langsuir. If the child died with her, then it too will… …   Encyclopedia of vampire mythology

  • langsuir — A female vampire who can disguise herself as an owl to prey on newborn children …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • langsuir — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hantu Langsuir — (HAN too LANG surz) Variations: Hantu Pennanggalan A vampiric demon from Malaysia, the hantu langsuir looks like a beautiful woman or as a floating woman s head with a tail made of entrails and spinal column that hangs down from its severed neck …   Encyclopedia of vampire mythology

  • Pontianak (folklore) — The Pontianak, Kuntilanak, Matianak or Boentianak (as known in Indonesia, sometimes shortened to just kunti) is a type of vampire in Malay folklore, similar to the Langsuir. Pontianak are women who died during childbirth and became undead,… …   Wikipedia

  • Pontianak (folklore) — Le Pontianak, ou Kuntilanak, Langsuir, Matianak ou encore Boentianak en indonésien est une créature proche du vampire, dans le folklore malaisien et indonésien. Le Pontianak sont des femmes mortes durant l accouchement et qui cherchent à se… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Vampire — For other uses, see Vampire (disambiguation). The Vampire, by Philip Burne Jones, 1897 Vampires …   Wikipedia

  • Vampire folklore by region — Legends of vampires have existed for millennia; cultures such as the Mesopotamians, Hebrews, Ancient Greeks, and Romans had tales of demonic entities and blood drinking spirits which are considered precursors to modern vampires. However, despite… …   Wikipedia

  • Vampire — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Vampire (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Creencias sobre vampiros — Le Vampire, litografía de R. de Moraine en Les Tribunaux secrets (1864). A lo largo de la historia y en numerosas culturas h …   Wikipedia Español

  • Ghosts in Malay culture — are believed to be active only at night time, especially during a full moon. List of Malay Ghosts * Pontianak vampire in white dress seeking revenge. * Polong unseen ghost that can be used by a black magic practitioner to harm someone. * Toyol… …   Wikipedia

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