Kappa (noun)

A mythical water creature in Japanese folklore, typically depicted as having a human-like face and a body with a tortoise shell, webbed hands and feet.

Origin:

From japanese, refers to mythical creatures that are said to live in rivers and ponds.

Examples:

  1. The legend of the kappa is passed down through generations in Japan, with various tales of its mischievous behavior.
  2. According to Japanese folklore, kappa are able to turn invisible and can be dangerous if not treated with respect.
  3. The kappa is said to be a shapeshifter, taking many forms like turtles or fish.
  4. The kappa is one of the most popular yokai in Japan and is often depicted in anime and manga.
  5. The kappa is said to be able to pull people into the water and drowning them.
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