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Nibelungenlied

Pronunciation: /ˈniːbəlʊŋənˌliːd/
/ˈniːbəlʊnɡənˌliːt/
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).

Origin

German, from Nibelung + Lied 'song'.

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