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 (go͝on′är′, -ər)
n. Mythology
The husband of Brynhild, the brother-in-law of Sigurd, and the brother of Gudrun in the Volsunga Saga.
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(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth brother of Gudrun and husband of Brynhild, won for him by Sigurd. He corresponds to Gunther in the Nibelungenlied
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(ˈgʊn nɑr, ˈgʊn ər)

(in the Volsunga Saga) the husband of Brynhild: corresponds to Gunther in the Nibelungenlied.
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Kristjana Gunnars. Stranger at the Door: Writers and the Act of Writing.
MOST OF THE ESSAYS in Kristjana Gunnars's Stranger at the Door were originally presented as talks.
In the preface, Gunnars contends that "the writing seminar just might be the most valuable place in the entire school," but the pages hardly address writing seminars.
Gunnars progresses through her text by making pronouncements and then backing them up with examples from nonfictional writings of authors as well as reflections of fictional characters.
UWE ROSLER reckons he would not be facing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer today without the help of his old pal.
"Ole Gunnar and I are friends and have a big respect for each other," said the German.
"They asked Ole Gunnar if Molde would be interested and during those conversations and meetings, my name got mentioned to the owner for the Brentford job.
"Matthew Benham asked Ole Gunnar if he knew a manager and Ole Gunnar said, 'Why not try him?'.
WHEN Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was named Cardiff City manager, the search for credible Norwegian football icons to gauge views on the appointment was always going to be challenging.
"Whatever happens in the next few months, whether Cardiff keep their place in the Premier League or not, let me tell you Ole Gunnar is going to become a great manager," declared 71-times capped Fjortoft.
"And for Ole Gunnar, the opportunity to manage in the Premier League at such a young age is a huge opening for him."
Gunnar used to be a fans favourite, but is showing little this term.