Danu
DAH-noo

Irish, derived ultimatly from IE danu- "river"

Irish mother goddess, also called Danann and Anann or Anu (as in the Paps of Anu), and has a Welsh counterpart called Dn. Though the mother of the gods, and thus bestower of the name Tuatha D Danann (People of Danu? or Danube?), she never appears in Ireland. It is thought that, like Boann and Sabrina, she is a river goddess, in this case the river which is named for her, the Danube, upon whose banks the Celts once lived.

The relationship between Danann/Danu and Anann/Anu is difficult, best summarized here.

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