Siggeir

[sig-gair]

Signy

[sig-nee, -ny]
noun (in the Volsunga Saga)
  1. the daughter of Volsung and mother, by her brother, Sigmund, of Sinfjotli, with whose help she kills her husband (Siggeir) to avenge his murder of Volsung.
Compare Sieglinde.
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Historical Examples of siggeir

  • But that availed them little; for Siggeir fell upon them with a great army.

    Told by the Northmen:

    E. M. [Ethel Mary] Wilmot-Buxton

  • And King Siggeir knew not that one of the Volsungs lived and was near him.

  • She spoke no more, but bowed her head and went back to King Siggeir's hall.

  • Siggeir knew that Signy had been to warn her father and her brothers.

  • Here and there they went, taking vengeance on King Siggeir's men.