[ ahl-buhr-ikh ]
/ ˈɑl bər ɪx /
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noun Teutonic Legend.
a king of the dwarfs, the possessor of the tarnkappe and of the treasure of the Nibelungs.
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How to use Alberich in a sentence
Teutonic Alberich is a dwarf, presumably not handsome, but well disposed to mortals.The Sources and Analogues of 'A Midsummer-night's Dream'|Compiled by Frank Sidgwick
Defeated in his attempts to capture a nymph, Alberich scales the rock, seizes the gold and makes off with it.
Wotan, like Alberich, has renounced love; so just previously we have heard the corresponding passage from the Rhinegold.
She relates how for want of it Wotan, dreading that it may fall into the hands of Alberich, sits gloomy and silent in Valhalla.
Meanwhile Alberich climbs out of a dark ravine on to a rock.The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie|Richard Wagner
British Dictionary definitions for Alberich
/ (German ˈalbərɪç) /
(in medieval German legend) the king of the dwarfs and guardian of the treasures of the Nibelungs
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