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Creatures of Grimm

Wesen:

(pronunciation: VAY-zin, Grimm: VES-sin; German "a being", here "creature" )is a term used to describe the creatures visible to the Grimms. They are the basis not only of the fairy tales that the Brothers Grimm have compiled, but also of the many legends and folklore from many cultures.

Balam:


(ɓaa-LAAM; Yucatec jaguar) is a jaguar-like Wesen.

Bauerschwein:


(pronunciation: BOW-ər-shvyn; Germ. Bauer "farmer"** + Schwein "pig") is a pig-like Wesen that are enemies of Blutbaden.

Blutbad:


(plural: Blutbaden; pronunciation: BLOOT-baat, BLOOT-baad in Grimm; Germ. Blut "blood" + Bad "bath") is a wolf-like Wesen that is the basis of the fairy tale character of the Big Bad Wolf.
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Coyotl:


(koh-YOO-tuhl; Grimm: ki-YOH-tuhl; Nah. "coyote"; plural: coyomeh or cocoyoh) is a coyote-like Wesen. They are known for being mean, nasty, and all around bullies.

Cracher-Mortel:


(CRA-shay mor-TEL; Fr. Cracher "to spit" + Mortel "deadly" or "mortal") is a puffer fish-like Wesen.

Dämonfeuer:


('alternate spelling Daemonfeuer; pl. Dämonfeuer; DAY-mon-foy-ər (Grimm: DAY-muhn-fyoo-ər); Germ. Dämon "demon" + Feuer "fire") is a dragon-like creature able to breathe fire and are among the rarer species of Wesen.

Dickfellig:


(Pronunciation: DIK-fay-likh; Germ. "thick-skinned") is a rhinoceros-like Wesen that are good boxers, and strong fighters.

Drang-Zorn:


(pronunciation: drahng-tsorn; Drang "urge, stress" + Zorn "wrath") is a badger-like Wesen.

Eisbiber:


(pronunciation: EYES-bee-bər; Germ. Eis "ice" + Biber "beaver") is a beaver-like Wesen that are friendly and non violent, but are certainly very nosy.

Fuchsbau:


(pronunciation: FOOKHS-bow, Grimm: FOOKS-bow; Germ. "fox hole" or "burrow") is a fox-like Wesen known for being extremely sly and cunning.

Fuchsteufelwild:


(FOOKS-toy-fuhl-vilt; pl. -wilder, Ger. fuchsteufelswild "furious as a fox-devil") is a goblin-like Wesen.

Geier:


(plural: Geier; pronunciation: GY-ər; Germ. "vulture") is a highly sadistic vulture-like Wesen.

Genio Innocuo:


(JEE-nee-oh in-NO-koo-oh; Lat. Genio "genius" + innocuo "harmless") is a tortoise-like Wesen known for being shy and reclusive.

Glühenvolk:


(GLOO-ən-fohlk; Germ. Glühen "glow" + Volk "people") is an alien-like Wesen.

Hässlich:


(HAYS-likh; Grimm. HESS-litch; Germ. "ugly", "nasty"; pl. -en) is a troll-like Wesen. They are large, and seem prone to violent acts.

Hexenbiest:


(HEK-sən-beest; pl: -biester Germ. Hexe "witch" + Biest "beast") is a witch-like Wesen that resembles a zombie, with visibly rotting or disfigured flesh.

Hundjäger:


(HOONT-yay-gər; Germ. Hund "dog" + Jäger "hunter"; singular=plural) is a hound dog-like Wesen that is fast, clever, cold and calculating, making them ideal for professions like assassinations and bounty hunting.

Jägerbar:


(pronunciation: YAY-gər-bar; Germ. Jäger "hunter" + Bär "bear") is a bear-like Wesen.

Jinnamuru Xunte:


(JIN-nuh-muh-ROO CHOON-tay; E. Manink. jinnamuruxuntee) is a fly-like Wesen that hails from Kenya and South Africa.

Klaustreich:


(KLOW-shtrykh; Grimm: KLOW-strysh; Germ. klauen = "steal" + Streich = "prank/trick" or alternatively Germ. "Klau(e)" = "claw" + "Streich" = "stroke") is an alley cat-like Wesen. They are typically known for being jerks in the Wesen community.

Königschlange:


(KOE-nig-shlaa-nguh; Germ. König, meaning "king", and Schlange, meaning "snake") is a king cobra-like Wesen.

Lausenschlange:


(pronunciation: LOW-zin-shlo-nguh, Grimm: LOW-zin-shlong-guh; Germ. Laus "louse" + Schlange "snake") is a snake-like Wesen with forked tongues, slit pupils and scaly skin.

Lebensauger:


(LAY-bən-zow-gər; Germ. Leben "life" + Sauger "sucker"; pl. Lebensauger) is a lamprey-like Wesen.

Löwen:


(pronunciation: LØ-vin, Grimm: LOH-win; Germ. Löwe "lion", plural Löwen) is a lion-like Wesen.

Luisant-Pêcheur:


(lw-EE-zah pesh-UR; Fr. luisant "shiny" + pêcheur "fisher") is an otter-like Wesen.

Mauvais Dentes:


(MO-vay don; Fr. mauvais "bad" + dents "teeth") is a saber-toothed tiger-like Wesen that is smart, swift and deadly.

Mauzhertz:


(pronunciation: MOWTS-hairts, Grimm: MOWZ-hurts; Germ. Maus "mouse" + Herz "heart") is a mouse-like Wesen that are harmless and shy.

Mellifer:


(plural: Mellifers; pronunciation: MEL-ə-fər; Lat. mellis "honey" + ferre "to bear") is a bee-like Wesen that exist typically as part of a swarm.

Murciélago:


(pron: Mur·cié·la·go; Spanish: "bat") is a bat-like Wesen that originates from South America.

Musai:


(moo-ZY-ee; ancient Gr. Μοῦσαι "Muses") is a muse-like Wesen.

Nuckelavee:


(noo-keh-LAA-vee; Sc.Gael. Nuckelavee) is a horse-like Wesen.

Raub-Kondor:


(ROWB-kohn-dorr; Germ. Raub "consuming" + Kondor "condor") is a condor-like Wesen that are known to be one of the most dangerous hunters in the entire Wesen community.

Schakal:


(pron: SHAAK-aal; Germ. Schakal "jackal"; pl. Schakale) is a jackal-like Wesen that is notorious for jewel thievery and eating human infants.

Scharfblicke:


(SHAARF-blik-uh; Germ. scharfe Blicke "sharp eyes"; pl. Scharfblicken) is an owl-like Wesen that has extremely powerful vision and can still see in magnificent detail in a low-light environment.

Seelengut:


(ZAY-luhn-goot; Germ. Seelengut, "kindhearted", literally "soulgood"; pl. Seelenguter) is a sheep-like Wesen.

Seltenvogel:


(pron: ZEL-tən-voh-gəl; plural: Seltenvögel (ZEL-tən-vø-gəl); Germ. selten "rare" + Vogel "bird") is an extremely rare, bird-like Wesen. They have a multi-colored head and beak and glittering golden eyes. Seltenvogels are so rare in the Wesen community that they're thought to be extinct in most circles.

Siegbarste:


(Plural: Siegbarstes; pronunciation: ZEEG-bars-tuh; Germ. Sieg "victory" + barst (from bersten) "burst, broken") is an extremely rare Ogre-like Wesen. They are based on ogres and the giant from Jack the Giant Killer.

Skalenzahne:


(pronunciation: SKAA-lin-tsaa-nuh; Germ. sg. Skala pl. Skalen "scales" + Zähne "teeth") is a crocodile-like Wesen.

Skalengeck:


(SKAA-lən-gek; Grimm: SKA-lən-gek; pl: -gecken; Germ. Skalen "measuring scales" + Geck "fop") is a lizard-like Wesen with delicate skin that tears easily. "Fop" is a term for a foolish person overly concerned with their clothing, or incapable of engaging in intellectual conversations, activities, or thoughts.

Spinnetod:


(pronunciation: SHPIN-nuh-toht, Grimm: SPIN-nuh-tod; Germ. Spinne "spider" + Tod "death"; plural: -tode) is spider-like.

Stangebär:


(SHTAA-nguh-bair; Germ. Stange "rod, spear" + Bär "bear") is a porcupine-like Wesen that can expose and retract needle-like quills as a defense mechanism.

Steinadler:


(pl. Steinadler; pron: SHTYN-aad-lər, Grimm: STYN-ad-lər; Germ. Stein "stone" + Adler "eagle") is a hawk-like Wesen (though in German their name means Golden Eagle).
 

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Woge:


(VOH-gə; German noun meaning a high, powerful wave of water; a large undulating mass of something). In the show, "woge" is the act of changing between human and Wesen form.



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Posted: 10 months, 1 week ago at Jun 16 17:16
Very awesome! Thank you!

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