Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Valhǫll (noun f.)

ONP (prose citations):0723058
SkP: 3127911 (prose):61392394

forms: valhǫll, valhallar, Valhallar gen f sg, Valhöll, Valhǫll, val hallar, valhlꜹll, valhꜹll,, valhꜹllo, ual hꜹllo

parts: 1valr (noun m.) [°dat. -i; -ir] ‘corpse, the slain...’ • 1hǫll (noun f.) [°hallar, dat. -u/-; hallir] ‘hall...’

Anon Eirm 1I l. 3: Valhǫll ‘Valhǫll’
Eyv Hák 1I l. 6: Valhǫll ‘Valhǫll’
Eyv Hák 9I l. 7: Valhallar ‘Valhǫll’


indexed kennings:
Anon Krm 4VIII: heimsala Óðins. ‘the dwellings of Óðinn <god>. ’
Anon Krm 25VIII: húsum dýrs Fjölnis. ‘the dwellings of glorious Fjǫlnir <= Óðinn>. ’
Anon Krm 25VIII: hallar Viðris. ‘the hall of Viðrir <= Óðinn>. ’
Anon Krm 29VIII: höllu Herjans. ‘the hall of Herjan <= Óðinn. ’
Bragi Rdr 12III: Svǫlnis sal ‘of the hall of Svǫlnir <= Óðinn>. ’
Þhorn Harkv 11I: Sváfnis sal ‘of the hall of Sváfnir <= Óðinn> ’

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