Dvalin

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Dvalin

inventor of runes. [Norse Myth.: Leach, 330]
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Nyi ok Nidi, Nordri ok Sudri, Austri ok Vestri, Albior, Dvalinn, Bivor, Bavorr, Bomburr, Nori, An ok Annarr, Ai, Miodvitnir ...
We may satisfy ourselves that Borges is not using the Old Norse text of Finnur Jonsson directly, since Gilchrist Brodeur's seemingly haphazard additions to his source--an "and" between "Nordri" and "Sudri," semicolons following names such as "Dvalinn"--are carried over seamlessly into Borges's translation.
Finnur Jonsson Niedner and Gilchrist Brodeur (1907) Neckel (1925) (1916) Nyi ok Nidi, Neu und Nid, Nyi and Nidi, Nordri, Sudri, Norder, Suder, Nordri and Sudri, Austri, Vestri, Oster, Wester, Austri, Vestri, Alpjofr, Dvalinn, Aldieb, Dwalinn, Althjofr, Dvalinn; Nar, Nainn, Nar, Na-inn, Nar, Nainn, Nipingr, Dainn, Niping, Da-inn, Nipingr, Dainn, Bifurr, Bafurr, etc.