Sigmund: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sig'mund, sēg'moond Ger. zēk'moont), [key]
— n.
  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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