Definition of Brunhild in English:


Line breaks: Brun|hild
Pronunciation: /ˈbruːnhɪlt
Germanic Mythology
  • In the Nibelungenlied, the wife of Gunther, who instigated the murder of Siegfried. In the Norse versions she is a Valkyrie whom Sigurd (the counterpart of Siegfried) wins by penetrating the wall of fire behind which she lies in an enchanted sleep.

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