magic of the ljósálfar
I, aos sí - a supernatural race in Irish mythology and Scottish mythology comparable to the fairies or elves.
Ii, aos sí means "people of the mounds" (the mounds are known in Irish as "the sídhe"). In Irish literature the people of the mounds are also called daoine sídhe, in Scottish mythology they are daoine sìth. Tuatha Dé Danann ("People of the Goddess Danu") – the deities and deified ancestors of Irish mythology. Some sources describe them as the survivors of the Tuatha Dé Danann who retreated into the Otherworld
Iii, Aos sí are sometimes seen as fierce guardians of their abodes – whether a fairy hill, a fairy ring, a special tree (often a hawthorn) or a particular loch or wood. The Gaelic Otherworld is seen as closer at the times of dusk and dawn, therefore this is a special time to the aos sí, as are some festivals such as Samhain, Beltane and Midsummer.
Iv, Ljósálfar – Álfr/ álfar ambivalent beings with certain magical abilities capable of helping or hindering humans.
V, Albh- meaning "white", from which also stems the Latin albus "white".
Vi, Originally ælf and its plural ælfe were the masculine forms, while the corresponding feminine form was ælfen or elfen (with a possible feminine plural -ælfa, found in dunælfa).
Vii, Alberich "king of ljósálfar ".
Viii, Alfvin - "elf-friend"
iX, Ælfwaru (f.) "elf-guardian"
X, Ælfwynn (f.) "elf-bliss"
Xi, Ælfflæd (f.) "elf-beauty"
Xii, "Light-elves" – Ljósálfar
love & light