Sigurd(redirected from Sigurðr)
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n. Norse Mythology
A warrior hero who won an accursed hoard of gold, awakened Brynhild from her enchanted sleep, married a princess, and was slain through Brynhild's jealous contrivance.
Sigurd(ˈsɪɡʊəd; German ˈziːɡʊrt)
(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth a hero who killed the dragon Fafnir to gain the treasure of Andvari, won Brynhild for Gunnar by deception, and then was killed by her when she discovered the fraud. His wife was Gudrun. German counterpart: Siegfried
Sig•urd(ˈsɪg ərd; Ger. ˈzi gʊrt)
(in the Volsunga Saga) a hero who killed the dragon Fafnir.
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|Noun||1.||Sigurd - (Norse mythology) mythical Norse warrior hero who gains an accursed hoard of gold and was killed by Brynhild; Siegfried is the German counterpart|
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity