j. gunther

Gunther

[guhn-ther for 1, 3; goon-ter for 2]
noun
1.
John, 1901–1970, U.S. journalist and author.
2.
(in the Nibelungenlied ) a king of Burgundy and the husband of Brunhild, beheaded by Kriemhild in her revenge for the murder of Siegfried. Compare Gunnar.
3.
a male given name.
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Gunther (ˈɡʊntə)
 
n
(in the Nibelungenlied) a king of Burgundy, allied with Siegfried, who won for him his wife Brunhild. He corresponds to Gunnar in Norse mythology

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