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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

Þorfinnr (11)

kennings for Þorfinnr

Alkostigr niðr Rǫgnvalds — ‘The excellent descendant of Rǫgnvaldr ’ -
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Þorfinnsdrápa, 2, kenning 1)

þess morðkennds sessa þengils. — ‘of that battle-skilled bench-mate of the monarch.’ - RULER
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Þorfinnsdrápa, 4, kenning 1)

hlýra Einars — ‘Einarr’s brother ’ -
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Þorfinnsdrápa, 5, kenning 4)

kundar lofðungs — ‘of the ruler’s son ’ - RULER
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Þorfinnsdrápa, 6, kenning 2)

Dróttinn Hjalta — ‘The lord of Shetlanders ’ -
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Þorfinnsdrápa, 10, kenning 1)

frændi Hlǫðvis — ‘Hlǫðvir’s kinsman ’ -
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Þorfinnsdrápa, 10, kenning 4)

Harri Hjaltlands, — ‘The lord of Shetland, ’ -
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Þorfinnsdrápa, 12, kenning 1)

Sá* Baldr unnar — ‘That Baldr <god> of the sword ’ - WARRIOR
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Þorfinnsdrápa, 14, kenning 1)

kind Rǫgnvalds ins gamla — ‘the descendant of Rǫgnvaldr inn gamli (‘the Old’) ’ -
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Þorfinnsdrápa, 16, kenning 3)

vargsteypis, — ‘of the thief-feller, ’ - JUST RULER
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Þorfinnsdrápa, 18, kenning 1)

ítran ættbœti allríks Torf-Einars — ‘the splendid kin-ennobler of all-powerful Torf-Einarr ’ -
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Þorfinnsdrápa, 25, kenning 1)

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