Category: NAMES GIVEN TO THE FAIRIES.
Names Given To The Fairies
The Fairies have, in Wales, at least three common and distinctive names,
as well as others that are not nowadays used.
The first and most general name given to the Fairies is Y Tylwyth
Teg, or, the Fair Tribe, an expressive and desc...
Annwn_ Or Annwfn
is defined in Canon Silvan Evans's Dictionary as an
abyss, Hades, etc. Plant Annwn, therefore, means children of the lower
regions. It is a name derived from the supposed place of abode--the
bowels of the earth--of the Fairies. Gw...
Coblynau Or Knockers
have been described as a species of Fairies,
whose abode was within the rocks, and whose province it was to indicate
to the miners by the process of knocking, etc., the presence of rich
lodes of lead or other metals in this or that di...
Origin Of The Fairies
The Fairy tales that abound in the Principality have much in common with
like legends in other countries. This points to a common origin of all
such tales. There is a real and unreal, a mythical and a material aspect
to Fairy Folk-L...
According to Richards, and Dr. Owen Pughe, is a Fairy, a goblin,
etc. The plural of Gwyll would be Gwylliaid, or Gwyllion, but this
latter word Dr. Pughe defines as ghosts, hobgoblins, etc. Formerly,
there was in Merionethshire a re...