Morgan le Fay
noun Etymology: Old French Morgain la fee Morgan the fairy Date: 15th century a sorceress and sister of King Arthur

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  • Morgan le Fay — Morgan le Fay, von Anthony Frederick Sandys, 1864. Morgan le Fay, auch bekannt als Morgaine, Morgain oder Morgana und unter weiteren Namen, wie zum Beispiel im Mittelhochdeutschen: Feimorgan oder Famurgan, ist eine wichtige weibliche Figur in der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Morgan Le Fay — Personnage de fiction apparaissant dans Spider Woman Alias Morganna Le Fay Naissance …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Morgan le Fay — (izg. mórgan l fèj) ž DEFINICIJA mit. moćna čarobnica iz legendi o kralju Arthuru; vladarica Avalona, otoka na kojem je kralj Arthur liječio svoje rane; prema anglosaksonskoj predaji, prema njoj je nazvana pojava fatamorgane u Mesinskom tjesnacu …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Morgan le Fay — [môr΄gən lə fā′] n. [OFr Morgain la fée, lit., Morgan the fairy < Celt, as in OIr Morrigain, queen of the incubi, sorceress < * mor < IE base * mori (see MARE3) + OIr rigain, queen < IE base * reg , to rule: see REGAL] Arthurian… …   English World dictionary

  • Morgan le Fay — For other uses, see Morgan le Fay (disambiguation). Morgan le Fay, by Anthony Frederick Sandys (1829–1904), 1864 (Birmingham Art Gallery): a spell brewing Morgaine distinctly of Tennyson s generation. Morgan le Fay /ˈmɔrɡən lə ˈfeɪ/,… …   Wikipedia

  • Morgan le Fay — /mawr geuhn leuh fay /, Celtic and Arthurian Legend. the fairy sister of King Arthur. Also, Morgain le Fay. * * * ( Morgan the Fairy ) Enchantress in Arthurian legend. Skilled in the arts of healing and changing shape, she ruled Avalon, the… …   Universalium

  • Morgan le Fay — /mɔgən lə ˈfeɪ/ (say mawguhn luh fay) noun Celtic and Arthurian Legend the fairy sister of King Arthur. Also, Morgain le Fay, Morgana /mɔˈganə/ (say maw gahnuh) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Morgan le Fay — Mor|gan le Fay an evil ↑sorceress (=a woman who has magic powers) who is the ↑half sister of King Arthur in old stories …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Morgan le Fay — Mor•gan le Fay [[t]ˈmɔr gən lə ˈfeɪ[/t]] n. myt lit. an enchantress in Arthurian legend …   From formal English to slang

  • Morgan le Fay — noun (Arthurian legend) a wicked enchantress who was the half sister and enemy of King Arthur • Hypernyms: ↑fairy, ↑faery, ↑faerie, ↑fay, ↑sprite …   Useful english dictionary

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