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Kalyguine (Victor): Deux correspondances de vocabulaire mythologique entre les langues celtiques et balto-slaves.
In ZCP 49–50 (1997), pp. 366–372.
1. Irl. Balor – lit. Giltinė̃ “Göttin des Todtes” ; 2. Irl. Macha – slave Mokoš'?

Offers a hypothesis that these derive from the epithets for two different archaic Indo-European divinities, referring respectively to death (Balor (< *gwl̥-ro-s “tuant en piquant/lançant” ) and humidity or spinning (Macha < *makosi̯ā, cf. Slav. Mokoš' “divinité de l’humidité'').

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