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Kabouter (Dutch) - Little people that live underground, in mushrooms, oder as house spirits
Kachina (Hopi and Puebloan) - Nature spirit
Kage-onna (Japanese) - Shadow of a woman cast on the paper doors of a haunted house
Kahaku (Japanese) - Little people and water spirits
Kajsa (Scandinavian) - Wind spirit
Kalakeyas (Hindu) - Descendents of Kala
Kallikantzaroi (Greek) - Grotesque, malevolent spirit
Kamaitachi (Japanese) - Wind spirit
Kami (Japanese) - Nature spirit
Kamikiri (Japanese) - Hair-cutting spirit
Kanbari-nyūdō (Japanese) - Bathroom spirit
Kanbo (Japanese) - Drought spirit
Kanedama (Japanese) - Money spirit
Kappa (Japanese) - Little people and water spirits
Kapre (Philippine) - Malevolent baum spirit
Karakoncolos (Bulgarian and Turkish) - Troublesome spirit
Karakura (Turkish) - Male night-demon
Karasu-tengu (Japanese) - Tengu with a bird's bill
Karkadann (Persian) - One-horned giant animal
Karkinos (Greek) - Giant crab
Karura (Japanese) - Eagle-human hybrid
Karzełek (Polish) - Little people and mine spirits
Kasa-obake (Japanese) - Animated parasol
Kasha (Japanese) - Cat-like demon which descends from the sky and carries away corpses
Kashanbo (Japanese) - Kappa who climb into the mountains for the winter
Katawa-guruma (Japanese) - Woman riding on a flaming wheel
Katsura-otoko (Japanese) - Handsome man from the moon
Kaukas (Lithuanian) - Nature spirit
Kawa-akago (Japanese) - Infant monster that lurks near rivers and drowns people
Kawa-uso (Japanese) - Supernatural river otter
Kawa-zaru (Japanese) - Smelly, cowardly water spirit
Keelut (Inuit) - Hairless dog
Kee-wakw (Abenaki) - Anthropophagous giant
Kekkai (Japanese) - Amorphous afterbirth spirit
kelpie (Irish and Scottish) - Malevolent water horse
Ker (Greek) - Female death spirit
Kerakera-onna (Japanese) - Giant, cackling woman who appears in the sky
Kesaran-pasaran (Japanese) - Mysterious, white, fluffy creature
Keukegen (Japanese) - Disease spirit
Keythong (Heraldic) - Wingless griffin
Khalkotauroi (Greek) - Bronze-hoofed bulls
Kigatilik (Inuit) - Night-demon
Kijimunaa (Japanese) - baum sprite from Okinawa
Kijo (Japanese) - She-devil
Kikimora (Slavic) - Female house spirit
Killmoulis (English and Scottish) - Ugly, mischievous mill spirit
Kinnara (Hindu) - Human-bird hybrid
Kishi (Angola) - Malevolent, two-faced seducer
Kitsune (Japanese) - fuchs spirit
Kitsune-Tsuki (Japanese) - Person possessed Von a fuchs spirit
Kiyohime (Japanese) - Woman who transformed into a serpent-demon out of the rage of unrequited love
Klabautermann (German) - Ship spirit
Knocker (folklore) (Cornish and Welsh) - Little people and mine spirits
Knucker (English) - Water dragon
Kobalos (Greek) - Shape-shifting thieves and tricksters
Kobold (German) - Little people and mine oder house spirits
Kodama (Japanese) - baum spirit
Kofewalt (Germanic) - House spirit
Ko-gok (Abenaki) - Hideous monster
Kokakuchō (Japanese) - Ubume bird
Koma-inu (Japanese) - Protective animal
Konaki-Jijii (Japanese) - Infant that cries until it is picked up, then increases its weight and crushes its victim
Kongamoto (Congo) - Flying creature
Konoha-tengu (Japanese) - Anthropomorphic bird
Koro-pok-guru (Ainu) - Little people
Korrigan (Breton) - Little people and nature spirits
Kosode-no-te (Japanese) - Short-sleeved kimono with its own hands
Kraken (Scandinavian) - Sea monster
Krasnoludek (Slavic) - Little people nature spirits
Krasue (Southeast Asian) - Vampiric, floating head
Kuarahy Jára (Guaraní) - Forest spirit
Kubikajiri (Japanese) - Headless ghost
Kuchisake-onna (Japanese) - Vengeful ghost of a woman mutilated Von her husband
Kuda-gitsune (Japanese) - Miniature fuchs spirit
Kudan (Japanese) - Human-faced kalb which predicts a calamity and then dies
Kui (Chinese) - One-legged monster
Kulshedra (Albanian) - Drought-causing dragon
Kumakatok (Philippine) - Death spirits
Kumiho (Korean) - fuchs spirit
Kun (Chinese) - Giant fish
Kupua (Hawaiian) - Shapeshifting tricksters
Kurabokko (Japanese) - Guardian spirit of a warehouse
Kurage-no-hinotama (Japanese) - Jellyfish which floats through the air as a fireball
Kurupi (Guaraní) - Wild man and fertility spirit
Kushtaka (Tlingit) - Shapeshifting otter spirit
Kye-ryong (Korean) - Chicken-lizard hybrid
Kyōkotsu (Japanese) - Ghost of a corpse discarded in a well
Kyourinrin (Japanese) - Animated scroll oder paper
Kyūbi-no-kitsune (Japanese) - Nine-tailed fox
Kyūketsuki (Japanese) - Vampire


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La-bar-tu (Assyrian) - Disease demon
Labbu (Akkadian) - Sea snake
La chusa (Spanish) - Death spirit
Lady midday (Slavic) - Sunstroke spirit
Laelaps (Greek) - Verzaubert dog that always caught his prey
Laestrygonians (Greek) - Anthropophagic giants
Lakanica (Slavic) - Field spirit
Lake monster (Worldwide) - Gigantic Tiere reputed to inhabit various lakes around the world
La Llorona (Latin America) - Death spirit associated with drowning
Lambton Worm (English) - Giant worm
Lamia (Greek) - Child-devouring monster
Lamiak (Basque) - Water spirit with bird feet
Lammasu (Akkadian and Sumerian) - Protective spirit with the form of a winged stier, bull oder lion with a human head
La Mojana (Colombian) - Shapeshifting, female water spirit
Lampades (Greek) - Underworld nymph
Landvættir (Norse) - Nature spirits
Lares (Roman) - House spirit
La Sayona (Venezuela) - Female ghost that punishes unfaithful husbands
La Tunda (Colombian) - Nature spirit that seduces and kills men
Laukų dvasios (Lithuanian) - Field spirit
Lauma (Baltic) - Sky spirit
Lavellan (Scottish) - Gigantic water rat
Leanashe (Irish) - Possessing spirit oder vampire
Leimakids (Greek) - Meadow nymph
Lenanshee (Celtic) - Fairy lover
Leokampoi (Etruscan) - Fish-tailed lion
Leontophone (Medieval Bestiary) - Tiny animal poisonous to lions
Leprechaun (Irish) - schuster spirit
Leszi (Slavic) - baum spirit
Leuce (Greek) - White poplar baum nymph
Leucrota (Medieval Bestiary) - Hybrid of a lion and crocotta
Leviathan (Jewish) - Sea monster
Leyak (Balinese) - Anthropophagous flying head with entrails
Libyan Aegipanes (Medieval Bestiaries) - Human-horse hybrid
Libyan Satyr (Medieval Bestiaries) - Human-goat hybrid
Lidérc (Hungary) - Magical chicken that transforms into a humanoid
Lightning Bird (Southern Africa) - Magical bird that can be found at sites of lightning strikes
Likho (Slavic) - One-eyed hag oder goblin
Lilin (Jewish) - Night-demoness
Lilitu (Assyrian) - Winged demon
Limnades (Greek) - Lake nymph
Lindworm (Germanic) - Dragon
Lizardman (Global) - Human-lizard hybrid
Ljósálfar (Norse) - Sunlight spirit
Llamhigyn Y Dwr (Welsh) - Frog-bat-lizard hybrid
Lo-lol (Abenaki) - Hideous monster
Lóng - Chinese dragon
Longana (Italian) - Female human-goat hybrid and water spirit
Long Ma (Chinese) - Dragon-horse hybrid
Loogaroo (French America) - Shapeshifting, female vampire
Lou Carcolh (French) - Snake-mollusk hybrid
Lubber fiend (English) - House spirit
Luduan (Chinese) - Truth-detecting animal
Luison (Guaraní) - Death spirit
Lutin (French) - Amusing goblin
Lynx (Medieval Bestiaries) - Feline guide spirit