Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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kenning index

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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.

9134 kennings from 2969 stanzas.

generic named grouped

§60. tongue (13)

kennings of type TONGUE

stýri máls. — ‘my rudder of speech. ’ - TONGUE
    (Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 37, kenning 3)

ár orða — ‘oar of words ’ - TONGUE
    (Anonymous Poems, Líknarbraut, 2, kenning 3)

hlýru orða — ‘of the ship-bow of words ’ - TONGUE
    (Einarr Skúlason, Geisli, 26, kenning 1)

ôr óðar — ‘the oar of poetry ’ - TONGUE
    (Einarr Skúlason, Geisli, 40, kenning 4)

lokri óðar, — ‘with the plane of poetry, ’ - TONGUE
    (Hallar-Steinn, Fragments, 5, kenning 3)

stétt bragar; — ‘the path of poetry; ’ - TONGUE
    (Haraldr hárfagri Hálfdanarson, Snæfríðardrápa, 1, kenning 4)

knífi stuðla, — ‘the knife of stuðlar, ’ - TONGUE
    (Kálfr Hallsson, Kátrínardrápa, 34, kenning 1)

orðreyr, — ‘the word-reed ’ - TONGUE
    (Óttarr svarti, Hǫfuðlausn, 18, kenning 3)

rœði tǫlu; — ‘the oar of speech; ’ - TONGUE
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 81, kenning 2)

sverði góma. — ‘with my sword of the gums. ’ - TONGUE
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 85, kenning 4)

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