Hychddwn

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Hychddwn Hir ("Dark-Red Pig, the Tall" from the Welsh hwch, "Swine" and hir, "Long") appears in the fourth of the Four Branches of the Mabinogi and is one of the sons of Gwydion and Gilfaethwy, brothers who were transformed into pigs as punishment for rape.[1] They had two other sons while pigs: Hyddwn and Bleiddwn.[2]

References

  1. ^ Davies, Sioned (2007). The Mabinogion. OUP Oxford. p. 285. ISBN 9780192832429.
  2. ^ Evans, Geraint; Fulton, Helen (2019). The Cambridge History of Welsh Literature. Cambridge University Press. p. 63. ISBN 9781107106765.
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