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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

§62. chest, breast (50)

kennings of type CHEST, BREAST

hneggverǫld — ‘my heart-world; ’ - BREAST
    (Anonymous Lausavísur, Stanzas from Snorra Edda, 18, kenning 2)

sal þindar. — ‘my hall of the diaphragm. ’ - BREAST
    (Anonymous Lausavísur, Stanzas from Snorra Edda, 18, kenning 4)

borg hugar; — ‘the stronghold of the mind; ’ - BREAST
    (Anonymous Poems, Brúðkaupsvísur, 16, kenning 3)

sal hjarta. — ‘the hall of my heart. ’ - BREAST
    (Anonymous Poems, Krákumál, 27, kenning 1)

hugstrandar. — ‘of the shore of thought. May ’ - BREAST
    (Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 42, kenning 5)

bygð samvizkunnar — ‘the seat of conscience ’ - BREAST
    (Anonymous Poems, Lilja, 84, kenning 1)

óðrann, — ‘poetry-house, ’ - BREAST
    (Anonymous Poems, Líknarbraut, 1, kenning 2)

hjarta sal, — ‘heart’s hall, ’ - BREAST
    (Anonymous Poems, Líknarbraut, 4, kenning 2)

lsku túni, — ‘field of eloquence, [and] ’ - BREAST
    (Anonymous Poems, Líknarbraut, 4, kenning 3)

lyndis láð — ‘mind’s land ’ - BREAST
    (Anonymous Poems, Líknarbraut, 5, kenning 2)

mínu ranni hugar. — ‘my house of thought. ’ - BREAST
    (Anonymous Poems, Líknarbraut, 7, kenning 4)

hyggju túns — ‘thought’s enclosure ’ - BREAST
    (Anonymous Poems, Líknarbraut, 40, kenning 2)

hugarland mitt — ‘my mind-land ’ - BREAST
    (Anonymous Poems, Máríuvísur III, 2, kenning 1)

hins bjarta sals hjarta — ‘of the bright chamber of the heart ’ - BREAST
    (Anonymous Poems, Nikulásdrápa, 3, kenning 3)

kunnigr salr vizkunnar — ‘the knowing hall of the intellect ’ - BREAST
    (Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa, 36, kenning 1)

garði greina, — ‘the enclosure of wits, ’ - BREAST
    (Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa, 45, kenning 3)

hlátrelliða — ‘of the laughter-ship ’ - BREAST
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 15, kenning 8)

sefreinu. — ‘the mind-land. ’ - BREAST
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 23, kenning 3)

óðborgar — ‘of the fortress of poetry ’ - BREAST
    (Gamli kanóki, Harmsól, 1, kenning 4)

alla verǫld móðfjalls. — ‘over the entire world of the mind-mountain. ’ - BREAST
    (Guðbrandr í Svǫlum, Fragment, 2, kenning 1)

glæstum gollorheimi — ‘the splendid home of the pericardium ’ - BREAST
    (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 82, kenning 4)

gollorhallir — ‘halls of the pericardium; ’ - BREASTS
    (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá II, 35, kenning 3)

fjǫrrǫnn — ‘life-halls ’ - BREASTS
    (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 15, kenning 1)

nǫkkva bœnar — ‘of the ship of prayer, ’ - BREAST
    (Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa, 6, kenning 3)

muntún hugar — ‘The desire-enclosure of the mind ’ - BREAST
    (Hervǫr, Lausavísur, 13, kenning 1)

geðreinar — ‘of the mind-land ’ - BREAST
    (Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, From a poem about Þorsteinn, 1, kenning 2)

stǫðvar bǫð — ‘-place of the battle’ - BREAST
    (Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, From a poem about Þorsteinn, 2, kenning 2)

aldrklifs; — ‘of the life-cliff; ’ - BREAST
    (Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 29, kenning 2)

geðvangs — ‘of the mind-meadow ’ - BREAST
    (Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 29, kenning 5)

aldrklifs — ‘of the life-cliff ’ - BREAST
    (Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 30, kenning 2)

hugarsess — ‘of the mind-seat ’ - BREAST
    (Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 30, kenning 7)

hugtúns — ‘of the mind-meadow ’ - BREAST
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 50, kenning 6)

glæs geðveggjar; — ‘of the clear mind-wall; ’ - BREAST
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 50, kenning 9)

vígsára borg vilja; — ‘the battle-wounded stronghold of the will; ’ - BREAST
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 51, kenning 1)

geðknörr — ‘the mind-ship ’ - BREAST
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarkviða, 29, kenning 4)

geðfjarðar — ‘of the mind-fjord ’ - BREAST
    (Úlfr Uggason, Húsdrápa, 1, kenning 4)

glaumbergs — ‘of the joy-cliff ’ - BREAST
    (Vǫlu-Steinn, Ǫgmundardrápa, 1, kenning 3)

byrði vilja — ‘the ship of the will ’ - BREAST
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Ynglingatal, 4, kenning 2)

harða veggi knarrar hyggju, — ‘the hard walls of the ship of thought, ’ - CHESTS
    (Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 74, kenning 4)

stígu sefa — ‘along paths of the mind ’ - CHESTS
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 6, kenning 8)

tjǫld móðsefa — ‘the tents of the mind ’ - CHESTS
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 50, kenning 3)

eljunstrandir — ‘the energy-shores ’ - CHESTS
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 63, kenning 4)

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