[broo n-hilt, -hild, broon-]
- a queen of Isenland and the bride of Gunther, for whom she was won by Siegfried: corresponds to Brynhild in Scandinavian legends.
Also Brun·hil·de [broo n-hil-duh] /brʊnˈhɪl də/, Brünnhilde.
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Kriemhild's face was very happy; Brunhild's was dark and frowning.
Then they were invited to pay a visit to Gunther and Brunhild.
Brunhild bade Kriemhild stand aside while she entered, and Kriemhild would not.
You see, Brunhild was not pleased with the husband she had gained and preferred Siegfried.
Brunhild summoned Gunther to defend her, and he sent for Siegfried.
Brnnhilde (German brynˈhɪldə)
- (in the Nibelungenlied) a legendary queen won for King Gunther by the magic of Siegfried: corresponds to Brynhild in Norse mythology
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