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    Vǫlundr and the Bear in Norse Tradition

    Vǫlundr, bears and swan maidens.

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    I wonder if the etymology of Volundr's name is related to Lithuanian Velnias (the devil) itself from a root shared with ie. Proto-Germanic *wala- relating to death.

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