Danu (Erse goddess)

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In Erse meethologie, Danu ([ˈdanu]; modren Erse Dana [ˈd̪ˠanˠə]) is the mither goddess o the Tuatha Dé Danann (Auld Erse: "The fowks o the goddess Danu"). Tho primarily seen as a ancestral figur, some Victorian soorces associate her wi the laund an aw.[1]

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  1. Squire, Charles Celtic Myth and Legend, p. 34: "Danu herself probably represented the earth and its fruitfulness, and one might compare her with the Greek Demeter. All the other gods are, at least by title, her children."

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