Definition of Annwfn
1. Noun. (Welsh mythology) the other world; land of fairies.
Generic synonyms: Fictitious Place, Imaginary Place, Mythical Place
Category relationships: Mythology
Geographical relationships: Cambria, Cymru, Wales
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Literary usage of Annwfn
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the Third International Congress for the History of Religions by Percy Stafford Allen, John de Monins Johnson (1908)
"Again, we find closely associated with annwfn the ideas of change of form and ... Thus the conception of annwfn appears to berelated to the conception, ..."
2. The Mythology of All Races by Louis Herbert Gray, George Foot Moore, John Arnott MacCulloch (1918)
"Arthur's expedition to annwfn in ... where annwfn is equivalent to hell, lying to the north, is paralleled by another in a Taliesin poem to which reference ..."
3. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"Besides, it seems clear that the third and fourth lines of the “Spoiling of annwfn” refer to Gwydion's journey thither to recover the swine of Pryderi in ..."
4. Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie (1901)
"16 entspricht dem Ausdruck tyn amlet ... ac), gehört, wenn er überhaupt korrekt ist, gewiss nicht zu annwfn. Wenn es ein Adjektiv annwfn giebt, ..."