Share this entry

Share this page

Lohengrin

Syllabification: Lo·hen·grin
Pronunciation: /ˈlōənˌɡrin
 
/

Definition of Lohengrin in English:

(In medieval French and German romances) the son of Perceval (Parsifal). He was summoned from the temple of the Holy Grail and taken in a boat to Antwerp, where he consented to marry Elsa of Brabant on condition that she not ask who he was. Elsa broke this condition, and he was carried away again in the boat.

Definition of Lohengrin in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day Sprachgefühl
Pronunciation: ˈʃprɑːxɡəˌfuːl
noun
intuitive understanding of a language’s natural idiom…