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Leprechauns

Derived from the Irish word "luchorpan" meaning "little man," Leprechauns are Irish fairies who are about two feet tall and look like little old men. They are solitary and happy creatures who live in remote places. Legend says they have pots of gold and if you catch one, they might tell you where it is in order to escape.

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What kind of music do leprechauns like?

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leprechaun music

What does a leprechaun supposedly live in?

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A leprechaun supposedly lives in a hidden underground cave or hollow tree.

Can leprechauns read cursive?

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There is no definitive answer to this question as leprechauns are fictional creatures. However, in traditional folklore, leprechauns are often portrayed as mischievous and cunning beings, so it's possible that they could read cursive if it aligned with their magical abilities. Ultimately, it's up to individual interpretation.

When do leprechauns come?

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on saint-patrick's day

Is Hornswoggle really a leprechaun?

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yes how else could you run so qwick like hornswoggle have a beard and in that great in shape hornswoggle is realy a leprechaun

Why do leprechauns have pointy ears?

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cos pointy ears are Celtic

Why are there no girl leprechauns?

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yes there are female leprechauns

Are Irish midgets leprechauns?

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Always wanted to know what leprechauns look like?Well, here he is! And here is another... The little people are somewhat shy ( as you see above), but if you are lucky enough to see them they are small, dressed all in green, with a grin which is charming but mischievous. (Sometimes they have beards, too.)

How do you attract a leprechaun?

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most of the time you can attract a leprechaun with gold, but if you really want to get a leprechaun going, you can add four leaved clovers.

What was the original job of leprechauns?

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According to many Irish legends, the Leprechauns are small men, perhaps male fairies, that are dressed as a shoemaker would be, though their outfits are a very rich green. It is said that when they are hidden, they can often be detected by the sound of a shoemaker's hammer tapping against the soles of a shoe, as they work upon it. Many people would think that they would be searching for gold and collecting it, and in a way you would be correct, but this is not their main job, nor their main goal in life. Due to their attire and the way they can be found, many Irish folklore stories will say that they mend shoes.

Is leprechaun a shoemaker?

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Yes Yes with a yellow belt buckle on the shoe. =P

Do leprechauns have pets?

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they have a big mushroom and the girl has the kid

What are common leprechaun names?

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The Lubrican was the first known name of the leprechaun in written English history. However, stories always seem to be passed on, so unfortunately unless it was written down no one will ever know what the first true name of a leprechaun was.

Did leprechauns always wear green?

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It is generally believed that leprechauns wearing green (as well as sitting on toadstools and having red beards) is borrowed from European folklore. The green uniform is considered to be a 20th century idea.

The earliest accounts of leprechauns in Ireland depict them wearing red (and gold). They are often described as old, wrinkled men.

Are leprechauns friendly?

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no. i got bit by one once. i still have the scar.

What kind of tree do leprechauns supposedly live in?

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They don't live in trees.

pumpkin tree's. they are very rare, and you can't see them in the regular world, but they are very common in the land of the platypusses. after all, they are a platypusses favorite food. the leprechauns live there because they are very good friends with the platypusses, and they can protect them from the honnaballoos. these like to eat the leprechauns.

What is a leprechaun guarding?

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His pot of gold.

Is there a leprechaun at the end of a rainbow?

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Leprechauns, in Irish folklore, are always encountered as males.

This does not say that there are not female leprechauns - there might be, but they were never reported as having dealings with 'humans'.

The word is not exclusively male, being derived from the Irish for "small body" - which is asexual.

People believe that there must have been female leprechauns or how else could they reproduce, but as the males encountered are always deemed to be of great age, perhaps they never reproduce. Their 'genealogy' is unrecorded in folklore and they may well have 'just happened'.

What do lepercauns like?

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According to lore, Leprechauns like gold, rainbows, riddles and pranks. They like the colors green and silver. Their preferences are not necessarily in that order.
well their are types of leprechauns some kill some are normal. if your looking for the killing leprechaun then he or she likes to kill

if you are looking for the nice on then it likes gold
little men in green and black shoes

Where do they leprechauns live?

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They hide right under the pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. But to find him, follow the end of the rainbow (if there is any) and check to see if there is a pot of gold. Then, you quickly remove the pot and there is the leprechaun!

What are leprechauns allergic to?

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I know they are afraid of people capturing them and grabbing them.

Do leprechauns change their body as they get older?

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Very old, about a hundred to who-knows-what-probably-200-to-this-time-really-who-knows-what.

What are female leprechauns called?

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LeprechauninaShackleton

Where are leprechauns from and where do they live?

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A Leprechaun is a type of fairy in Irish Folklore.

Like other fairy creatures, leprechauns have been linked to the Tuatha Dé Danann of Irish mythology. But the leprechauns are far more ancient than the fabled Tuatha. In fact, they might just have been the very first people ever in Ireland (9000 BC). They were in fact Capoids from Morocco, who were very short people. They probably came to Ireland for gold prospecting, as well as hunting and gathering; in those days in Ireland, you could walk three feet in any direction and stub your toe on a big piece of gold! They probably came to Ireland via Scotland, where they are called the Brownies. Pygmies from Africa went to Germany via Sicily 80,000 years ago, where they no doubt had dustups with Neanderthal man. When they intermarried with Capoids (and probably Neanderthals), they became much lighter, and are probably the basis for the famous Elves and Dwarves!

Why are leprechauns green?

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Leprechauns are small because they are often described to be that size. The name is derived from an Irish word called luchorpan meaning small bodied. Leprechauns are magical, fairy-like creatures that wear green and large hats.