Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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kenning index

This is the kenning index generated from the edited verses in the database. Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.

9134 kennings from 2969 verses.

generic named grouped

Óláfr Tryggvason (6)

kennings for Óláfr Tryggvason

Þundi rennu randhvéls; — ‘about the Þundr <= Óðinn> of the rush of the rim-wheel; ’ - WARRIOR
    (Hallar-Steinn, Rekstefja, 1, kenning 2)

sonr Tryggva, — ‘Tryggvi’s son, ’ -
    (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Óláfsdrápa, 3, kenning 1)

sonr Tryggva — ‘the son of Tryggvi ’ -
    (Sigvatr Þórðarson, Bersǫglisvísur, 6, kenning 2)

flugstyggs sonar Tryggva — ‘of the flight-shunning son of Tryggvi ’ -
    (Sigvatr Þórðarson, Erfidrápa Óláfs helga, 3, kenning 2)

niðs Tryggva, — ‘of the kinsman of Tryggvi, ’ -
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarkviða, 1, kenning 1)

særi auðs — ‘the wounder of wealth ’ - GENEROUS MAN
    (Þórðr Kolbeinsson, Eiríksdrápa, 7, kenning 1)

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