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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

Þjazi (18)

kennings for Þjazi

fǫður ǫndurdísar — ‘of the father of the ski-dís <minor female deity> ’ -
    (Bragi inn gamli Boddason, Fragments, 2, kenning 1)

Ulfr snótar — ‘The wolf of the woman ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 2, kenning 1)

bjarga byrgitýr — ‘the god of the refuge of crags ’ - GIANT
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 2, kenning 5)

Margspakr môr bôru valkastar — ‘The deeply wise seagull of the wave of the corpse-heap ’ - RAVEN/EAGLE
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 3, kenning 3)

Fjallgylðir — ‘The mountain-wolf ’ - GIANT
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 4, kenning 1)

Vígfrekr ving-Rǫgnir vagna — ‘The killing-greedy swinging Rǫgnir <= Óðinn> of killer whales ’ - GIANT
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 4, kenning 5)

bragðvíss ósvífrandi ása — ‘the cunning unyielding opponent of the gods ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 5, kenning 5)

svangr faðir Mǫrnar — ‘the hungry father of Mǫrn <giantess> ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 6, kenning 1)

ballastan dolg vallar — ‘the very bold enemy of the earth ’ - GIANT
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 6, kenning 4)

fóstra ǫndurgoðs. — ‘the fosterer of the ski-deity. ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 7, kenning 3)

ramman reimuð Jǫtunheima, — ‘the mighty haunter of Jǫtunheimar, ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 7, kenning 5)

Nagr sveita — ‘The bird of blood ’ - RAVEN/EAGLE
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 8, kenning 1)

môlunaut* Miðjungs — ‘the speech-companion of Miðjungr <giant> ’ - GIANT
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 8, kenning 4)

Áttrunnr Hymis — ‘The kinsman of Hymir <giant> ’ - GIANT
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 9, kenning 1)

grjót-Níðaðar — ‘of the rock-Níðuðr <legendary tyrant> ’ - GIANT
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 9, kenning 5)

lómhugaðr faðir Mǫrnar, — ‘the deceit-minded father of Mǫrn <= Skaði>, ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 12, kenning 4)

Reginn leikblaðs fjaðrar, — ‘the Reginn <legendary smith> of the play-blade of the feather, ’ - GIANT
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 12, kenning 5)

sunr biðils Greipar — ‘the son of the wooer of Greip <giantess> ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 13, kenning 1)

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