[ aht-lee ]
/ ˈɑt li /

noun Scandinavian Legend.

Attila, king of the Huns: represented in the Volsunga Saga as the brother of Brynhild and the second husband of Gudrun, whose brothers he killed in order to get the Nibelung treasure.
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/ (ˈɑːtlɪ) /


Norse myth a king of the Huns who married Gudrun for her inheritance and was slain by her after he killed her brothers
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