bean-shìdh

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bean- (woman) +‎ sìdh (fairy mound)

Noun[edit]

bean-shìdh f (genitive singular mnà-shìdh, plural mnathan-shìdh)

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