Manannan mac Lir

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Etymology[edit]

The name Manannan derives from an earlier name for the Isle of Man, and his patronymic mac Lir was metaphorical and meant "son of the sea (Ler).

Proper noun[edit]

Manannan mac Lir

  1. (Irish mythology) The sea and weather god, usually counted as one of the Tuatha Dé Danann, and the husband of Fand. Given name: Orbsen or Oirbsen.