Israel - Aluga, Estrie, Motetz Dam
Aluga (or Aluka): Under research, possibly a derivative of Hebrew word for leach. Proverbs 30:15. Two more possible variations of this are ALOUQÂ and ALOUQUE.
Estrie: A Hebrew spirit, always female and invariably assuming the shape of a vampire. The Estrie is considered to be an incorporeal spirit of evil that has taken the form of flesh and blood, and lives among humanity to satisfy its need for blood. Its favorite prey is said to be children, all though no one is considered safe when it needs to feed. It could change appearance at will but reverted to its demonic shape when flying about at night. If injured or seen in its natural state by a human, the Estrie had to acquire and eat some of the person's bread and salt or it would lose its powers.
Motetz dam: Directly translates as 'bloodsucker'. Under further research.
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