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PronouncedPron.tal-ee-ES-in Welsh
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Meaning & History

Means "shining brow", derived from Welsh tal "brow" and iesin "shining". This was the name of a 6th-century Welsh poet and bard. In later Welsh legends he is portrayed as a wizard and prophet, or as a companion of King Arthur.

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Arthurian legend, legend, light, poets, prophets
Entry updated December 3, 2014   Contribute