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  • noun Plural form of korrigan.


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  • And it seldom happened that they did not have one "given" them; for nearly every old Breton grandame has, at least once in her life, seen the "korrigans" dance by moonlight on the heather.

    The Phantom of the Opera

  • This also goes for Otherworlders: for instance, when I was creating names and bits of language for the korrigans, fairy-like beings found in Breton folklore, for my novel, ‘In Hollow Lands’, I used Breton itself for them, but a chopped-up, strangely inverted Breton, which expresses the Otherworlders’ strange nature, whereas the human characters used real Breton.

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