[ sig-er-dree-vah ]
/ ˈsɪg ərˌdri vɑ /
noun (in the Elder Edda)
a Valkyrie who, for disobedience to Odin, sleeps within a circle of fire until awakened by Sigurd.
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Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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Example sentences from the Web for sigrdrifa
May not Sigrdrifa's slumber break the son of warriors, against the Norns' decrees.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson|Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson