Gawain
noun Date: 14th century a knight of the Round Table and nephew of King Arthur

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  • Gawain — (pronEng|ˈgɔːwɪn or IPA|/gəˈweɪn/; also called Gwalchmei, Gawan, Gauvain, Walewein, etc. ) is King Arthur s nephew and a Knight of the Round Table who appears very early in the Arthurian legend s development. He is one of a select number of Round …   Wikipedia

  • Gawain —   [englisch gaːweɪn], Gawan, Gawein, Wạlwain, französisch Gauvain [go vɛ̃], Neffe des Artus, ein Held der französischen und deutschen Artusromane. In Wolframs von Eschenbach »Parzival« ist Gawain der Vertreter eines rein weltlich ausgerich …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Gawain — (izg. gavàin), Sir DEFINICIJA vitez junak srednjovjekovne engleske legende o kralju Arturu, v.; javlja se u najranijoj literaturi o kralju Arturu kao model viteške perfekcije i hrabrosti prema kojoj se mjere svi drugi vitezovi Okruglog stola, v …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Gawain — [gə wān′; gä′wān΄, gä′win] n. [Fr Gauvain < ? Gmc * Gawin] Arthurian Legend a knight of the Round Table, nephew of King Arthur …   English World dictionary

  • Gawain — (Gauvin, Gawein, Gwalchmei, Walewein, Walwanus, Gawen)    Gawain is a knight of King ARTHUR’s court and a central character in the Arthurian tradition, but throughout the ROMANCES, his strengths and weaknesses vary as, depending upon the time… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • Gawain — Sir Gawain y el Caballero Verde. Sir Gawain (también llamado Gwalchmai, Gawan, Gauvain, Galván, Walewein, etc.) (pronunciación AFI: /gɑːweɪn/) es sobrino del Rey Arturo y un caballero de la Mesa Redonda que aparece muy tempranamente durante el… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Gawain — /gah win, gaw /, n. Arthurian Romance. one of the knights of the Round Table: a nephew of King Arthur. * * * Knight of King Arthur s Round Table. A nephew of Arthur, he appears in early Arthurian legend as a model of perfection. In later romances …   Universalium

  • Gawain — Gawan von Orkney (auch: Gawain, Gawaine, Gawein) ist ein Ritter von König Artus Tafelrunde. Er ist der älteste Sohn von König Lot von Orkney (norwegisch) und der Neffe von Artus. Er hat drei Brüder, Gareth, Gaheris und Agravain sowie einen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gawain — Gauvain Sir Gauvain et le chevalier vert, enluminure médiévale Gauvain, originaire de l archipel des Orcades, est le neveu du roi Arthur et le fils du roi Loth d Orcanie. Il fait partie des premiers chevaliers que le roi, aidé par Merlin, nomme à …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gawain — noun (Arthurian legend) a nephew of Arthur and one of the knights of the Round Table • Syn: ↑Sir Gawain • Topics: ↑Arthurian legend • Instance Hypernyms: ↑fictional character, ↑fictitious character, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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