Siegfried

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Siegfried, from Proto-Germanic *Segafriþuz, from *segaz (victory, triumph) + *friþuz (peace, sanctuary).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: sĭgʹ- sēgʹ-frēd, IPA(key): /ˈsɪɡ. ˈsiːɡ.fɹiːd/

Proper noun[edit]

Siegfried

  1. (Germanic mythology) Hero of the Nibelungenlied who defeated the Icelandic queen Brunhild.

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See also[edit]

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German Sîfrit, from Old High German Sigifrid, from Proto-Germanic *Segafriþuz, from *segaz (victory, triumph) + *friþuz (peace, sanctuary).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Siegfried m

  1. (Germanic mythology) Siegfried.
  2. A male given name.

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