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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

§77. armour (14)

kennings of type ARMOUR

gyltan kufl Högna — ‘the gilded cowl of Hǫgni <legendary hero> ’ - ARMOUR
    (Anonymous Poems, Krákumál, 10, kenning 2)

klæði ættar Gjúka; — ‘the raiment of the offspring of Gjúki <legendary king>; ’ - ARMOUR
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Hrynhenda, Magnússdrápa, 9, kenning 2)

hervæðr — ‘war-garb ’ - ARMOUR
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Magnússdrápa, 2, kenning 3)

váða Heðins — ‘of the clothes of Heðinn <legendary hero> ’ - ARMOUR
    (Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, Vellekla, 29, kenning 3)

fast of séðir serkir sigbjarka — ‘the firmly sewn shirts of the battle-birches ’ - ARMOUR
    (Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, Vellekla, 34, kenning 1)

Hamðis klæða — ‘of Hamðir’s <warrior> clothing ’ - ARMOUR
    (Einarr Skúlason, Geisli, 52, kenning 4)

hervôðum, — ‘his war-garments, ’ - ARMOUR
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Hákonarmál, 4, kenning 1)

váðir Váfaðar, — ‘the garments of Váfuðr <= Óðinn>, ’ - ARMOUR
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Hákonarmál, 5, kenning 1)

klæðum Hamðis — ‘with the garments of Hamðir <legendary hero> ’ - ARMOUR
    (Hallar-Steinn, Fragment, 1, kenning 6)

Heðins manþinga serkjar — ‘of the shirt of the assembly of Heðinn’s <legendary hero’s> maiden ’ - ARMOUR
    (Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, Magnússflokkr, 8, kenning 5)

fats Hildar. — ‘of the clothing of Hildr <valkyrie>.’ - ARMOUR
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 1, kenning 5)

herklæði — ‘war-garments ’ - ARMOUR
    (Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa, 1, kenning 1)

herklæði — ‘war-garments ’ - ARMOUR
    (Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa, 5, kenning 1)

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