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Subject: Arianrhod, Gwydion, Lleu Llaw Gyffes, Welsh mythology
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A tynged ("doom, fate, destiny", plural tynghedau) is the Welsh equivalent of the Irish geis, the most famous of which were those that Arianrhod placed on her son Lleu Llaw Gyffes in the fourth of the Four Branches of the Mabinogi, the Mabinogi of Math fab Mathonwy.


  • Ifans,Dafydd & Rhiannon, Y Mabinogion (Gomer 1980) ISBN 1-85902-260-X

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