Manannán

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Forms: Manannán

o, npr. m. name of the Irish sea-god , for whom see Imr. Brain i 292 , ii 16 , RC xxxiv 6 fg . Manandan mac Lir, Corm. Y 896. SCC 13. Manannán, SCC 45. oc fégad Manandán, ib. de nomine Manannan, Corm. Y 896 . For later versions of legend see Corm. Y 896 and Cóir Anm. 156 , where his real name is said to have been Oirbsiu or Oirbsen. Oirbsen ainm díleas Mhanannáin, Keat. i 224. Manannán mac Allóid (one of the Tuatha D.D.), 216 . As epithet of a sea-hero: Manannán maicne Míleadh (of Ír), Content. xxx 5. See also Thurneysen Heldensage pp. 516 , 517 .