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(Vol. I. Poetry for Scandinavian Rulers 1: From Mythological Times to c. 1035 > C. Indices of Names and Terms > 6. Miscellaneous Names)

6. Miscellaneous Names (DW)

Barði ‘Prow, Beak’, a ship belonging to Eiríkr jarl Hákonarson — Hókr Eirfl 3/5, 5/6

Drekinn langi ‘the Long Serpent’ = Ormr inn langi — HSt Rst 23/4

Fáfnir = Ormr inn langi — Hókr Eirfl 3/8

Grábak ‘Grey-back’, serpent = Ormr inn langi — Anon Óldr 21/4

Hvítingar, drinking horns — ÓTr Lv 2/3

Jómsvíkingar see under Ethnic and Regional Names

Karlhǫfði ‘Man-head’, a ship belonging to Óláfr Haraldsson — Sigv Nesv 3/2

Lærir, a dog — Anon (Vǫlsa) 13/9

Linni ‘Serpent’ = Ormr inn langi — HSt Rst 18/2

Maurnir, uncertain identity — Anon (ÓTHkr) 1/1; for Maurnir as a phallic deity, see Mythical and Legendary Names

Naðr ‘Adder’ = Ormr — Hfr ErfÓl 10/1 (= Ormr inn langi), 16/4 (Naðrar = Ormr inn langi and Ormr inn skammi), Hókr Eirfl 8/6 (= Ormr inn langi), Anon Ól 4/6 (= Ormr inn langi)

Ormr inn langi ‘the Long Serpent’, a ship belonging to Óláfr TryggvasonHfr ErfÓl 10/5 (twice), 17/1, 24/5, Hókr Eirfl 3/4, 4/4, 5/8, 8/4, HSt Rst 15/6, 19/4, 21/4, 22/4, 29/8, Anon Óldr 19/6, Anon Ól 6/2 (see also Drekinn langi, Fáfnir, Grábak, Linni, Naðr)

Rekstefja, possibly ‘Split-refrain’, name of a poem HSt Rst 1/4

Trani ‘Crane’, a ship belonging to Óláfr TryggvasonHfr ErfÓl 16/2

Tøgdrápa, possibly ‘Journey drápa’, name of a poem (or a type of poem) — Þloft Tøgdr 8/4

Visundr ‘Bison’, a ship belonging to Óláfr Haraldsson — Sigv ErfÓl 3/8, Anon (ÓH) 1/2

Vǫlsi see Mythical and Legendary Names

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