Gudrun

[ goo d-roon ]
/ ˈgʊd run /
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noun

(in the Volsunga Saga) the daughter of the king of the Nibelungs.

Compare Kriemhild.

Origin of Gudrun

Old Norse Guthrun, equivalent to gunn(r), guth(r) battle + -rún feminine noun suffix

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Gudrun

Guthrun (ˈɡʊðruːn) or Kudrun (ˈkʊdruːn)

/ (ˈɡʊdruːn) /

noun

Norse myth the wife of Sigurd and, after his death, of Atli, whom she slew for his murder of her brother Gunnar. She corresponds to Kriemhild in the Nibelungenlied
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