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Kalma is the goddess of death and decay. She likes to linger in graveyards and cemeteries, and she is said to smell like corpses. Some sources state that she moves much like a puff of smoke.

Kalma lives in the Finnish Underworld, Tuonela, and she is the daughter of Tuoni and Tuonetar. She is accompanied and protected by Surma, a dog-like monster who guards the gates of Tuonela. She also has four sisters: Loviatar, Kipu-tyttö, Kivutar and Vammatar.

Family tree

 
 
 
Tuoni
 
 
 
Tuonetar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Loviatar
 
Kalma
 
Vammatar
 
Kivutar
 
Kipu-tyttö
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pistos
 
Ähky
 
Luuvalo
 
Riisi
 
Paise
 
Rupi
 
Syöjä
 
Rutto
 
Unnamed son
 
Unnamed daughter
 
 
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