[broo n-hilt, -hild, broon-]

noun (in the Nibelungenlied)

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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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