bean-shìdh

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

bean "woman" + sìdh "fairy mound"

NounEdit

bean-shìdh m, gen. mnà-shìdh, pl. mnathan-shìdh

  1. A fairy woman, the original form of "banshee".
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