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or Giu·ki

noun (in the Volsunga Saga)
  1. a king, the father of Gudrun and Gunnar and the husband of Grimhild.
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Origin of Gjuki

< Old Norse Gjūki; compare Old English Gifica, Old High German Gibicho
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Historical Examples

  • He calls himself Gunnar the son of Gjuki, and finally Brynhild consents to become his wife.

    The Nibelungenlied


  • In the Guthrnar-rtha again it is stated that Sigurth and the sons of Gjuki had ridden to a gathering and that they slew him then.