NABOKV-L post 0014374, Wed, 13 Dec 2006 19:33:34 -0800

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Xavier
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From Don Johnson
Just for the record--Victor Fet is right. Both the Il'in and Vera N. translations have "Karl-Ksaverij" for "Charles Xavier." As I recall, Sergey Il'in did not have a copy of Vera's earlier translation when he did his translation.
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>>>>> "X" leads us to Xavier and, finally, back from Charles to Kinbote
> [X=K=C]
>
> Xavier in Russian is Ksaverij, and Charles Xavier = Karl Ksaverij (as
it
> is correctly translated of course in Russian translations of PF), i.e.
> CX = KK.
>
> Victor Fet

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