Definition of Nibelungenlied in English:


Line breaks: Nibel|ung¦en|lied
Pronunciation: /ˈniːbəlʊŋənˌliːd
, ˈniːbəlʊngənˌliːt/
A 13th-century German poem, embodying a story found in the (Poetic) Edda, telling of the life and death of Siegfried, a prince of the Netherlands. There have been many adaptations of the story, including Wagner’s epic music drama Der Ring des Nibelungen (1847–74).


German, from Nibelung + Lied 'song'.

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