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I love this name! It's also the name of a character in Black Butler, but not the anime only the manga.
IzumiAlois4132  9/8/2018
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The IPA of this name is something like: zi:glɪndə. Basically, ZEE-glin (like 'i' in linda) duh (e as in the second 'e' in 'relEvant".)
mememan28  1/18/2018
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Disgusting.
StreakofEmerald  9/24/2017
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My name is Sieglinde and I grew up pronouncing it SeeGlenDay.
Sfleenor  8/23/2015
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Pronounced Seeg-lin-de.
― Anonymous User  2/19/2009
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Pronounced zee-GLIND-uh. I'm not quite sure which syllable the emphasis falls on, but that is the correct pronunciation.
― Anonymous User  9/27/2008
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This name, in modern German, would probably sound simething like [zi:glində], though, were someone to use this name in English, it would probably be pronounced [siglɪnd], as this appears to be its pronunciation at first glance.
Bastien Rosier  3/4/2008
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This is my mother's name, but she shortens it to Linda because nobody can pronounce it.
Erika Christine  9/5/2006
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In Old Germanic names like Sieglinde, "linde" does NOT mean "gentle." It means "shield." Literally, it means linden tree, but since shields were made mainly from linden wood, the term "linde" was used to mean "shield" just as "ash" (the tree from which spears were usually made) was used to mean "spear." Thus, Sieglinde really means "Victory Shield".
sieglinde  4/24/2006
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Sieglinde is a character in Die Walkure, the second opera in Wagner's Ring. She slept with her brother (Siegmund), and they had a baby (Siegfried). Then of course everyone died.
memomo  2/17/2006

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