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(European Myth & Legend) (in the Nibelungenlied) a king of Burgundy, allied with Siegfried, who won for him his wife Brunhild. He corresponds to Gunnar in Norse mythology


(ˈgʊn tər)

(in the Nibelungenlied) a king of Burgundy and the husband of Brunhild: corresponds to Gunnar in the Volsunga Saga.
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Mr Rowland and his partner, Cara Gregory, became parents to a baby boy named Gunnarr just one month ago.
For example, earlier in Njals saga Njall gives Gunnarr some unusual legal advice, of which it is said: 'petta potti monnum undarligr malatilbunadr' [this seemed to people an extraordinary preparation for a case] (p.
The young men on his beaches have names like Andri Sigurdsson, Gunnarr Baldursson, and Markus Benediktsson.
Comparable restraint is evinced by the two stanzas 62-63: We hear Gunnarr playing on the zither, the women wailing and the heroes grieving in stanza 62, and stanza 63 -- completely skipping intermediate action reports: