Siggeir


Siggeir

Siggeir [sig-gair] Examples noun

  1. See under Signy.

Signy [sig-nee, -ny] noun (in the Volsunga Saga)

  1. the daughter of Volsung and mother, by her brother, Sigmund, of Sinfjotli, with whose help she kills her husband (Siggeir) to avenge his murder of Volsung.

Compare Sieglinde. Examples from the Web for siggeir Historical Examples of siggeir

  • But that availed them little; for Siggeir fell upon them with a great army.

    Told by the Northmen:

    E. M. [Ethel Mary] Wilmot-Buxton

  • And King Siggeir knew not that one of the Volsungs lived and was near him.

    The Children of Odin

    Padraic Colum

  • She spoke no more, but bowed her head and went back to King Siggeir’s hall.

    The Children of Odin

    Padraic Colum

  • Siggeir knew that Signy had been to warn her father and her brothers.

    The Children of Odin

    Padraic Colum

  • Here and there they went, taking vengeance on King Siggeir’s men.

    The Children of Odin

    Padraic Colum

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