are magic words of Finnish Kalevala meteric incantation
. Possibly luotes have been needed only for most powerful incantations, in which case they have denated especially holy
words. Different incantations have been distinct luotes, which have been must a command of to be able to the incantation.
Finnish-language word "luote" contains possibly a verb trust, in Finnish "luottaa", that have evidently referred to it, that the words have been trusted or given up only from a seer for a close relative for a student or from a dead or a spirit for a seer. ("Give up" is in Finnish "luovuttaa", which is a cognate word to the above-mentioned Finnish-language word "luottaa", in English "to trust".)
Missing luotes have been must fetch in folk stories including from Tuonela, Louhi or buried giant Antero Vipunen.