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Með þeim hætti eru þær kenningar, er vér kǫllum sannkenningar í skáldskap, at kalla manninn ása-heitum ok kenna svá til vápna eða skipa eða nǫkkurn ása annars nafni ok kenna þá við eign sína nǫkkura sem Eyvindr kvað:
Hér er farmatýr Óðinn kallaðr.
In this domain also are the kennings which we call sannkenningar in poetry, for example when a man is called by names of the Aesir, and defined in terms of weapons or ships; or when one of the Aesir is called by another god's name, and then defined by one or his own possessions, as Eyvindr said: [...] Here Odin is called the Týr of cargoes.
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