Krampuslauf

English translation: Krampus run

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German term or phrase:Krampuslauf
English translation:Krampus run
Entered by: Edith Kelly

12:31 Sep 29, 2004
German to English translations [PRO]
Folklore
German term or phrase: Krampuslauf
Typisch Österreichischer Brauch. Brauchtumsgestalt aus heidnischer Zeit vertreibt die Wintergeister.

Typical Austrian tradition. Pagan figure that drives away the evil spirits of winter.
gfish
Local time: 15:34
Krampus Runs
Explanation:

... KRAMPUSLAUF, KRAMPUS RUNS. Im ganz Salzburg gibt es um den 5. Dezember Läufe. ... There
is also another closely related custom, the Perchten run (Video). ...
www.serve.com/shea/germusa/nikohelp.htm
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Edith Kelly
Switzerland
Local time: 00:34
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Krampus Runs


Explanation:

... KRAMPUSLAUF, KRAMPUS RUNS. Im ganz Salzburg gibt es um den 5. Dezember Läufe. ... There
is also another closely related custom, the Perchten run (Video). ...
www.serve.com/shea/germusa/nikohelp.htm

Edith Kelly
Switzerland
Local time: 00:34
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 11

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Christine Slattery: not just Salzburg, Berchtesgadner Land as well
52 mins
  -> Danke.

agree  msherms: I don't know exactly from where (my husband's family is from Austria) but i am familiar with this
3 hrs
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