Meaning: “Wandering soldier.”
Nicknames: Finna, Finn
Detail: From the Old Norse gunnr “battle, fight” and finnr “wanderer”
Meaning: “Blood; flow, fluidity.”
Nicknames: Yari, Gw
Gwyar literally means “blood” in old Welsh, but its more general meaning is “flow” or “fluidity.”
As an element, gwyar is the source of change, motion, growth, and decay. Its image in nature is running water.
Druid Revival lore contains a set of three elements that first appears in Iolo Morganwg’s writings. Whether it’s an invention of Iolo’s or a surviving scrap of some older teaching is anyone’s guess, but the three elements have been part of Druid Revival teaching ever since his time. Their names are Nwyfre, Gwyar, and Calas.
Nicknames: Stone, Gato, Tony
Detail: Gaston serves up a bit of trouble as the main antagonist of Disney’s film Beauty and the Beast.
Meaning: “Bleary-eyed one.”
Pronunciation: (goh-MEY-sa); (goh-MEY-za); (goh-MAHY-za)
Nicknames: Gom, Goma, Gomy, May, Meisa, Misa
Detail: Gomeisa is the second brightest star in Canis Minor, the Lesser Dog.