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The translator, as he calls the author of _Beowulf_, may, through misconception, have regarded "var," the second part of the name "Bọðvar," as "vargr" and translated it faithfully into AS. "wulf."
The Relation of the Hrolfs Saga Kraka and the Bjarkarimur to Beowulf A Contribution To The History Of Saga Development In England And The Scandinavian Countries Oscar Ludvig Olson
_vargr-i-véum_, _i. e._, wolf in the sanctuary, and is forced to go into exile.
Essays on Scandinavian Literature Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen 1871
mechanolatry commented on the word vargr
Norwegian -- werewolf
January 29, 2009