Wraith vs Sidhe - What's the difference?

wraith | sidhe |

As nouns the difference between wraith and sidhe

is that wraith is a ghost or specter, especially seen just after a person's death while sidhe is .




(en noun)
  • A ghost or specter, especially seen just after a person's death.
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    * See also

    Derived terms

    * wraithish * wraithful * wraithlike

    See also

    * (wikipedia "wraith")



    (wikipedia Sidhe)

    Proper noun

  • Mythical hills of Irish and Scottish folklore, home of the sidhe race; fairyland, faerie.
  • * 1906 , , Columcille: The Friend of the Angels of God,
  • Even Nera from the Sidhe could not do it; he is not made much of now; our learned one is not the light of our life now he is hidden away from us.
  • Alternative capitalization of sidhe.
  • * 1914 , ,
  • Their reign has never ceased, but only waned in power a little, for the Sidhe still pass in every wind, and dance and play at hurley, and fight their sudden battles in every hollow and on every hill; but they cannot build their temples again till there have been martyrdoms and victories, and perhaps even that long-foretold battle in the Valley of the Black Pig.
  • * 2001 , , Spirits White as Lightning , page not numbered,
  • “‘Fun,’” Ria echoed. “You want to invite me to one of the Sidhe ’s High Holy Days—me —and you think it'll be 'fun'?”


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