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[sig-gair] /ˈsɪg gɛər/
See under Signy.


[sig-nee, -ny] /ˈsɪg ni, -nü/
noun, (in the Volsunga Saga)
the daughter of Volsung and mother, by her brother, Sigmund, of Sinfjotli, with whose help she kills her husband (Siggeir) to avenge his murder of Volsung.
Compare Sieglinde. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • But that availed them little; for Siggeir fell upon them with a great army.

    Told by the Northmen: E. M. [Ethel Mary] Wilmot-Buxton
  • King Siggeir went to the tree and laid his hands on the broad hilt.

    The Children of Odin Padraic Colum
  • She spoke no more, but bowed her head and went back to King Siggeir's hall.

    The Children of Odin Padraic Colum
  • Siggeir knew that Signy had been to warn her father and her brothers.

    The Children of Odin Padraic Colum
  • And King Siggeir knew not that one of the Volsungs lived and was near him.

    The Children of Odin Padraic Colum
  • Here and there they went, taking vengeance on King Siggeir's men.

    The Children of Odin Padraic Colum
  • But for all that, King Siggeir would not leave them above ground.

    The Children of Odin Padraic Colum
  • For this and naught else have I wrought all these years that Siggeir might get his bane at last.

    Stories from Northern Myths

    Emilie Kip Baker
  • "I am going yonder to speak with Jorund, Siggeir's wife," she said.

    The Vinland Champions Ottilie A. Liljencrantz
  • He refuses to sell it to Siggeir for all his proffered gold.

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