(in the Volsunga Saga) the son of Volsung and Liod; the father, through his sister, Signy, of Sinfjotli; the husband first of Borghild, then of Hjordis; and the father of Sigurd.
(in the Nibelungenlied) the king of the Netherlands and father of Siegfried.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “victory” and “protection.”
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How to use Sigmund in a sentence
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Even for our greatest philosopher of the surreal, Sigmund Freud, reality remained rooted in the personal and social.
When Sigmund was stricken in years, he went out to fight against the sons of King Hunding.
At the outstretched spear Sigmund struck with his hitherto trusty blade, when it snapped in two.
Sigmund then knew that his good fortune had departed from him, and he sank down on the battle-field and died.
Sigmund, after taking vengeance against his brother-in-law, took possession of the kingdom, which was his by inheritance.
He gave to Hermod a helm and corslet, and from him Sigmund a sword received.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson | Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
British Dictionary definitions for Sigmund
Norse myth the father of the hero Sigurd
Also called: Siegmund (German ˈziːkmʊnt) German myth king of the Netherlands, father of Siegfried
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