This interface will no longer be publicly available from 1 September 2020. Use the new interface instead. Click here to switch over now.
 ǫlselju ‘ale-willow [WOMAN]’: The kenning also occurs in ÞBrún Lv 1/8V (Heið 6). Selja is a tree-name denoting ‘willow, sallow’ (cf. Þul Viðar 1/2III; Meissner 410; LP: 1. selja), and hence the kenning closely matches the woman-kenning þellu mjaðar ‘pine-tree of mead [WOMAN]’ in l. 6.