Sigmund

Sigmund

[sig-muhnd, seeg-moond; German zeek-moont]
noun
1.
(in the Volsunga Saga ) the son of Volsung and Liod; the father, through his sister, Signy, of Sinfjotli; the husband first of Borghild, then of Hjordis; and the father of Sigurd.
2.
(in the Nibelungenlied ) the king of the Netherlands and father of Siegfried.
3.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “victory” and “protection.”
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Sigmund (ˈsɪɡmənd, ˈsiːɡmʊnd, German ˈziːkmʊnt)
 
n
1.  Norse myth the father of the hero Sigurd
2.  German myth Also called: Siegmund king of the Netherlands, father of Siegfried

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