(* indicates it’s a definition written by Lady Sheba)
Aes Dana — (Irish) Druids. Literally, “Men of Art”. Poet.
Aes Sídhe — (Irish) “the people who live in the mound”. People of the mound. Fairies.
Aigeiroi — (Greek) black poplar dryads
Akh — (Egyptian) “glorified, luminous spirit”. Also see Khou.
Alba — Scotland
Alban Arthuan — (Welsh?) Winter Solstice. Literally “The Light of Arthur”.
Alban Eiler — (Welsh?) Spring Equinox. Literally “Light of the Earth”.
Alban Elued — (Welsh?) Autumn Equinox
Alban Hefin — (Modern Druid) Midsummer/ Summer solstice
Alban Herun/Heruin — (Welsh?) Summer Solstice.
Alfgar — “The elf-arrow which comes out of darkness and strikes unseen”. Another name for Lancelot. From The Mists of Avalon.
Alrum* — Talisman of rowanwood
Ameploi — (Greek) grapevine dryads
Ancestors — Spirits of people who have helped to shape us into who we are. May or may not be related by blood.
Ankh — (Egyptian) According to Wikipedia: “also known as key of life, the key of the Nile or crux ansata (Latin meaning “cross with a handle”), was the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic character that read “eternal life”, a triliteral sign for the consonants ꜥ-n-ḫ. Egyptian gods are often portrayed carrying it by its loop, or bearing one in each hand, arms crossed over their chest.” Often used as a religious symbol for Kemetic Pagans.
Anpu — (Egyptian) Anubis
Apura — (Egyptian) the Hebrews.
Aroura — (Egyptian) “An Egyptian measurement used in regards to land, similar to the way we use the word ‘acre’, though of different dimention”. From Akkadia Ford.
Aset — (Egyptian) Isis
Athair — (Irish) Sky. Air.
Athbhliain Faoi Mhaise! — (Irish) Happy New Year! [ah-vlee-ihn fwee wah-shuh].
Aurai — (Greek) nymphs of breezes
Ba — (Egyptian) Personality.
Bai — (Egyptian) the soul. One of 3 spiritual parts to a being.
Bairn — (Scottish) baby. Child.
Balefire — Sacred fire. Ritual fire. Sabbat bonfire.
Ban-Draoi — (Irish) Druidess
Bana is rígh — (Irish) ritual wedding feast between the king and goddess of sovereignty.
Bandruai — (Irish) Witch
Bannock — (Scottish) Beltane Cake.
Ban-Sidh — (Irish) Banshee
Bard — (Irish) poet
Barrow* — burial ground
Besom — broom
bile — (old Irish) sacred tree. Individual tree of power. [bill-eh].
bolline — white handled knife used to cut herbs, ropes, etc for use in magick.
Boszorkány — (Hungarian) Witch.
Bradhadair — (Irish) Firestarter. Fire Fairy. [Bra-ad-ar]. From Cate Tiernan’s Sweep Series.
Brón Trogain — (Irish) an old name for the feast of Lughnasadh.
Braigh — (Gaelic) magickally enhanced chain used to trap criminals in Cate Tiernan’s Sweep Series.
Braighdeanas — (Gaelic) bondage
Breizh — Brittany
Brile* — To roast meat on a sharpened stick over an openfire
Bruja — (Spanish). Witch.
Bw bin — (Egyptian) “bad”. “Misery”.
Calltuinn — (Irish) Hazel. [kawl-tin].
Cailleach — (Irish) Wise Woman or Witch.
Cailleach Feasa — (Irish) Wise Woman or Witch.
Cailleach Phiseogach — (Irish) Wise Woman or Witch.
Cailleach na gCear — (Irish) Wise Woman or Witch.
Cain — (Irish) encircling. [kime].
Camaoineach — (Irish) communion
Céad Míle Fáilte! — (Irish) One hundred thousand welcomes. [kyayd meel-h fawl-chuh].
Ceol sídhe — (Irish) faerie music. [kyawl shee].
Changeling — a faerie child put in place of stolen human child to be raised by the human family.
Cingulum* — Witch’s magick cord
Civer* — a quilt, blanket, beadspread
Clog* — The runic staff wand
Clog Almanac* — A notch stick or primitive calender made by cutting notches on the four sides of the clog
Cnoc Áine — (Irish) County Limerick. [Knockainey].
Coamhain — (Celtic) Midsummer/Summer Solstice
Coven* — a group of three or more witches who worship together. Often a town or a family
Covener* — Member of a coven
Covenstead* — Territory ruled by the coven
Cowan* — nonwitch. i.e. muggle
Craic — (Irish) roughly means “good company and conversation”.
Crann bethadh — tree of life. [krawn ba-huh].
Cwn Annwyn — (Welsh?) Hounds of Hell
Cymru — Wales