see also Brunhild
a Valkyrie awakened
from an enchanted sleep by Sigurd: deceived
by him into marrying
Gunnar, she brings about Sigurd's death and then kills herself
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Word origin of 'Brynhild'ON Brynhildr < brynja, armor + hildr, fight