Definition of Manawydan
1. Noun. Celtic sea god; son of Llyr.
Geographical relationships: Cambria, Cymru, Wales
Generic synonyms: Celtic Deity
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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 ..."