Brynhild

noun
Bryn·​hild | \ ˈbrin-ˌhild How to pronounce Brynhild (audio) \

Definition of Brynhild

: a Valkyrie who is waked from an enchanted sleep by Sigurd and later has him killed when he forgets her

First Known Use of Brynhild

1590, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Brynhild

Old Norse Brynhildr

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“Brynhild.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Brynhild. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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