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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

§64. thought, courage (16)

kennings of type THOUGHT, COURAGE

sollinn vind brúðar bergjarls — ‘my swollen wind of the wife of the mountain-jarl ’ - THOUGHT
    (Anonymous Lausavísur, Stanzas from Snorra Edda, 1, kenning 1)

Sterkviðri Herkju, — ‘A strong storm of Herkja <troll-woman>, ’ - THOUGHT
    (Anonymous Lausavísur, Stanzas from Snorra Edda, 18, kenning 1)

blíðr glaumvindr Gríðar — ‘a sweet pleasure-wind of Gríðr <giantess> ’ - THOUGHT
    (Anonymous Lausavísur, Stanzas from Snorra Edda, 18, kenning 3)

hæst hugborð — ‘the highest mind-board ’ - COURAGE
    (Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa, 18, kenning 6)

geystu veðri gífrs — ‘[their] troubled gale of the troll-woman, ’ - MIND
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Magnússdrápa, 3, kenning 3)

þinn góðan byr týs þursa, — ‘your good wind of the bondwoman of giants, ’ - THOUGHT
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Lausavísur, 11, kenning 4)

yfrinn byr kvánar óls mána. — ‘an outstanding fair wind of the wife of the affliction of the moon.’ - MIND
    (Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 8, kenning 8)

fastan gust flagðs — ‘my steadfast gust of the troll-woman ’ - MIND
    (Ormr Steinþórsson, Poem about a woman, 6, kenning 5)

góðum byr Gríðar— — ‘a good wind of Gríðr <giantess>—’ - MIND
    (Stúfr inn blindi Þórðarson kattar, Stúfsdrápa, 1, kenning 2)

Veðr Járnsǫxu — ‘His gale of Járnsaxa <giantess> ’ - MIND
    (Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, Runhent poem about Haraldr, 2, kenning 1)

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