>> varg(r) is a term which means both a dangerous wolf and an
>> which referred to outlaws living as wolves and being just as
>dangerous. on
>> occasion, it's also used to refer to a shape-shifter in the form
>of a wolf,
>> as this concept overlaps with that of an outlaw living as a wolf.
>for the
>> best example, check out the portion of Völsunga saga where Sigurð
>> Sinfjötli are living as wolves.
Hi guys,
I'm new to the list...
I hear that this word (varg(r)) was used by JRR Tolkien when he
devised the very dangerous Wargs (in the Hobbit). He was a knowing
scientist, and he could hardly use a neutral word for such abominable
Way off-topic, but...