Definition of Manawydan

1. Noun. Celtic sea god; son of Llyr.

Exact synonyms: Manawyddan
Geographical relationships: Cambria, Cymru, Wales
Generic synonyms: Celtic Deity



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manawydan

Man City
Man U
Man United
Man Upstairs
Man in Black
Man of the Match
Managua
Manal
Manam
Manama
Manannan
Manannan mac Lir
Manaus
Manawydan (current term)
Manawyddan
Manc
Manchego
Manchester
Manchester terrier
Manchestrian
Manchu
Manchu dynasty
Manchukuo
Manchuria
Manchurian
Manchurian candidate

Literary usage of Manawydan

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Studies in the Arthurian Legend by John Rhys (1891)
"That I will,' said Manawydan: ' the price is the liberation of Rhiannon and Pryderi. ... I will not,' said Manawydan ; 'for I must know who the mouse is. ..."

2. Celtic Folklore: Welsh and Manx by JOHN. RHYS (1901)
"There were also two forms of the name of Manawydan in Welsh; for by the side of that there was another, namely, Manawydan, liable to be shortened to ..."

3. Enwogion Cymru: A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen, from the by Robert Williams (1852)
"Manawydan is mentioned in the Dialogue between Arthur, Cai, ... "The achievement of Manawydan the Wise, after lamentation and fiery wrath, ..."

4. The Hibbert Lectures by Hibbert Trust (1888)
"Saturn instructing Janus in the arts of building ships and coining money.1 The sinister aspect of Manannan is scarcely reflected by Manawydan, ..."

5. The Four Ancient Books of Wales Containing the Cymric Poems Attributed to by William Forbes Skene (1868)
"Manawydan in Welsh and Manannan in Irish are synonymous terms. In a curious tract in the Irish MS., termed the Yellow Book of Lecan, is the following ..."

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