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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

§78. helmet (16)

kennings of type HELMET

hattar Herjans … — ‘of Herjann’s <= Óðinn’s> hat … ’ - HELMET
    (Anonymous Lausavísur, Stanzas from the Third Grammatical Treatise, 12, kenning 7)

hattar Hropts: — ‘of Hroptr’s <= Óðinn’s> hood: ’ - HELMET
    (Anonymous Þulur, Hjálms heiti, 1, kenning 1)

Hamðis fald — ‘of the hood of Hamðir <legendary hero> ’ - HELMET
    (Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 14, kenning 2)

fald snáks — ‘the headdress of the serpent ’ - HELMET
    (Einarr Skúlason, Fragments, 2, kenning 2)

Ála galtar — ‘of the boar of Áli <legendary king>, ’ - HELMET
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Lausavísur, 5, kenning 6)

valgaltar, — ‘of the slaughter-boar, ’ - HELMET
    (Glúmr Geirason, Gráfeldardrápa, 7, kenning 9)

sóknhattar — ‘of the attack-hat ’ - HELMET
    (Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 5, kenning 3)

harðligt herkuml Heðins, — ‘the hard war token of Heðinn <legendary hero>. ’ - HELMET
    (Marmennill, Lausavísur, 4, kenning 1)

hildigelti, — ‘with the battle-boar, ’ - HELMET
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 2, kenning 9)

hjálmi hólmreyðar. — ‘with the helmet of the island-char. ’ - HELMET OF TERROR
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarflokkr, 2, kenning 2)

húfu Hǫgna — ‘Hǫgni’s <legendary king’s> cap ’ - HELMET
    (Þórarinn stuttfeldr, Lausavísur, 3, kenning 2)

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