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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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indexed kennings:
GSúrs Lv 3V (Gísl 5): brigði sárteina, ‘for the brandisher of wound-wands, ’
GSúrs Lv 5V (Gísl 7): þessum Rǫgni mærðar. ‘this Rǫgnir <= Óðinn> of praise. ’
GSúrs Lv 8V (Gísl 11): geira gnýstœrir ‘the increaser of the din of spears ’
GSúrs Lv 8V (Gísl 11): lundr á*branda ‘the tree of river-fires ’
GSúrs Lv 12V (Gísl 15): valdr bláserkjar ‘The ruler of the byrnie ’
GSúrs Lv 13V (Gísl 16): hróðrdeilir ‘the distributor of praise ’
GSúrs Lv 14V (Gísl 17): andspilli Egða. ‘to the confidant of the Egðir. ’
GSúrs Lv 15V (Gísl 18): ‘Ara steikar niðleiks ôrr,’ ‘‘Envoy of the play of the moon of the meat of the eagle,’ ’
GSúrs Lv 17V (Gísl 20): oddstríðir ‘the point-breaker ’
GSúrs Lv 17V (Gísl 20): greiði bragar ‘the preparer of poetry ’
GSúrs Lv 20V (Gísl 23): Ruðr rítar ‘The bush of the shield ’
GSúrs Lv 21V (Gísl 24): snyrti hrings ‘to the polisher of the ring ’
GSúrs Lv 22V (Gísl 25): lofskreyti ‘the praise-adorner ’
GSúrs Lv 23V (Gísl 26): stjóra drôpu ‘the ruler of the drápa
GSúrs Lv 24V (Gísl 27): gildi *óðar, ‘the dispenser of poetry, ’
GSúrs Lv 36V (Gísl 39): heggr hjǫrraddar ‘the cherry-tree of the sword-voice ’

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