sídh or shee [shee] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural sídhe [shee] /ʃi/. Irish Folklore.
- a mound or hill in which fairies live.
- a fairy.
- sídhe, the race of fairies.
Origin of sídh 1785–95; Irish; MIr síd, síth fairy mound; cf.Examples from the Web for sidh Historical Examples of sidh
Sidh (pronounced shee) is a fairy, with the diminutive sidhean (sheen), which more especially carries the meaning of Fairy Hill.
J. Maxwell Wood