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Siegfried

Syllabification: Sieg·fried
Pronunciation: /ˈsēɡfrēd
 
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Definition of Siegfried in English:

The hero of the first part of the Nibelungenlied. A prince of the Netherlands, Siegfried obtains a hoard of treasure by killing the dragon Fafner. He marries Kriemhild, and helps Gunther to win Brunhild before being killed by Hagen.

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