soul or spirit o deid body or ainimal that can appear tae the livin

In fowklair an meethologie, a ghaist (sometimes kent as a bogie[1] (Ulster-Scots), spectre, phantom, apparition, spirit, spook, or haunt) is the saul or speerit o a deid fowk or ainimal that can appear tae the livin. Descriptions o ghaists vairy widely frae a invisible presence tae translucent or barely visible wispy shapes, tae realistic, lifelike veesions. The deliberate attempt tae contact the spirit o a deceased body is kent as necromancy, or in spiritism as a séance.

GroupinLeegendar craitur
Sub groupinUndeid
Seemilar craitursRevenant
RegionEurope, Americae, Asie, Africae, Oceanie

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  1. "Words and Phrases: "bogie"". BBC Ulster-Scots. Archived frae the original on 6 November 2015. Retrieved 13 September 2020.

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