[ ahr-oun ]

nounWelsh Mythology.
  1. the lord of Annwfn.

Words Nearby Arawn Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Arawn in a sentence

  • My Nobles,” also said he who was in the semblance of Arawn, “take counsel and know who ought to be my subjects.

    The Mabinogion | Lady Charlotte Guest
  • We are informed that these dogs belonged to Arawn, or the silver-tongued King of Annwn, of the lower or southern regions.

    Welsh Folk-Lore | Elias Owen
  • Arawn obtains the help of Pwyll by exchanging kingdoms with him for a year, and Pwyll defeats Hafgan.

  • They were the hounds of Arawn, a crowned king in the land of Annwn, the shadow-land of Hades.

    British Goblins | Wirt Sikes
  • Arawn's beautiful wife was evidently not in the secret, for she greeted Powell as her own husband.

    Welsh Fairy Tales | William Elliott Griffis