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noun (in the Nibelungenlied)
  1. the wife of Siegfried and the sister of Gunther.
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Compare Gudrun.
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Historical Examples of kriemhild

  • Kriemhild's face was very happy; Brunhild's was dark and frowning.

    Myths and Legends of All Nations


  • Brunhild bade Kriemhild stand aside while she entered, and Kriemhild would not.

  • These he carried with him when after the festivities he and Kriemhild returned to Xante on the Rhine.

  • The King, her father, had died when Kriemhild was a tiny maiden.

    Stories of Siegfried

    Mary MacGregor

  • Now one night it chanced that Kriemhild dreamed a strange dream.

    Stories of Siegfried

    Mary MacGregor

British Dictionary definitions for kriemhild


Kriemhilde (ˈkriːmˌhɪldə)

  1. (in the Nibelungenlied) the wife of Siegfried. She corresponds to Gudrun in Norse mythology
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