In the Ring of the Nibelungen, a valkyrie who aids Siegmund against Wotan. She is placed in a fire-guarded stronghold where she sleeps until awakened by Siegfried. After Siegfried's death she immolates herself on his funeral pyre. Cp. Brunhilde, Brynhildr.
- Bonnerjea, Biren. (1920). A Dictionary of Superstitions and Mythology. Thomson Gale.