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Subject: Re: About Ylva, not Cashel... :)
Author: Ylva   (Authenticated as Ylva)
Date: August 7, 2005 at 2:27:49 PM
Reply to: About Ylva, not Cashel... :) by Karen
Yes, Ylva means female wolf. It is not uncommon here in Sweden. The male form is Ulf ("ulv" is an old name for wolf).

Well, the Swedish Y-ljud is not used in English. It is the same sound as the German ü-sound and the French u-sound. I guess English-speaking people would say "Ilva".

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