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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

§79. mail-coat (43)

kennings of type MAIL-COAT

hjaldrserks — ‘of the war-shirt ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa, 40, kenning 5)

valserkjar — ‘of the shirt of the slain ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, Vellekla, 26, kenning 6)

Harðr Hôolfs serk — ‘The harsh of Hálfr’s <legendary king’s> shirt ’ - BYRNIE
    (Einarr Skúlason, Haraldsdrápa I, 2, kenning 2)

Kápur Skǫglar — ‘The capes of Skǫgul <valkyrie> ’ - MAIL-SHIRTS
    (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá II, 34, kenning 5)

Ála serkjar — ‘of Áli’s <sea-king’s> shirt, ’ - BYRNIE
    (Halldórr skvaldri, Útfarardrápa, 12, kenning 3)

fangs dolga — ‘of the tunic of strife ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 3, kenning 2)

holdbarkar — ‘of flesh-bark ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 6, kenning 5)

skyrtur hrings, — ‘shirts of the ring, ’ - MAIL-SHIRTS
    (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 9, kenning 9)

meginserkjar baugs naddfárs — ‘of the mighty shirt of the ring of point-harm ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 10, kenning 2)

skyrtum Hamðis — ‘Hamðir’s <legendary hero’s> shirts ’ - MAIL-SHIRTS
    (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Hákonardrápa, 2, kenning 3)

bjǫrt fǫt Sǫrla — ‘the bright garments of Sǫrli <legendary hero> ’ - MAIL-SHIRTS
    (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Hákonardrápa, 2, kenning 6)

gǫtvar geirrotu, — ‘garments of spear-downpour, ’ - MAIL-SHIRTS
    (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Hákonardrápa, 3, kenning 1)

váðir Hǫgna, — ‘the clothes of Hǫgni <sea-king>, ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Hákonardrápa, 4, kenning 2)

bǫðserkjar — ‘of the battle-shirt ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Óláfsdrápa, 2, kenning 7)

bǫðrakkr nǫkkva bœnar bark — ‘the battle-bold of the bark of the ship of prayer, ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa, 6, kenning 2)

klæða Hamðis — ‘of the clothes of Hamðir <legendary hero> ’ - MAIL-SHIRTS
    (Hákon inn góði Haraldsson, Lausavísa, 1, kenning 2)

hamri ofna serki hildar — ‘the hammer-woven shirts of battle ’ - BYRNIES
    (Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, Hrynhenda, 11, kenning 2)

gamlir járnhringar gunnþinga — ‘old iron-rings of battle-meetings ’ - MAIL-SHIRTS
    (Óttarr svarti, Hǫfuðlausn, 8, kenning 4)

serks Gǫndlar, — ‘of the shirt of Gǫndul <valkyrie>, ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (Sigvatr Þórðarson, Nesjavísur, 7, kenning 3)

skyrtur Hamðis — ‘the shirts of Hamðir <legendary hero> ’ - MAIL-SHIRTS
    (Sjólfr, Lausavísur, 1, kenning 1)

Fang Hamðis — ‘Hamðir’s <legendary hero’s> tunic ’ - BYRNIE
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 2, kenning 1)

járngrá serki styrs — ‘the iron-grey shirts of battle ’ - BYRNIES
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 7, kenning 4)

herfǫng, — ‘Army-tunics ’ - BYRNIES
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 36, kenning 1)

hringserk, — ‘the ring-shirt, ’ - BYRNIE
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 36, kenning 2)

fǫt Hjarranda — ‘the garments of Hjarrandi <= Óðinn> ’ - BYRNIES
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 53, kenning 4)

serks Skǫglar — ‘of Skǫgul’s <valkyrie’s> shirt ’ - BYRNIE
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 64, kenning 3)

herfanga — ‘of army-tunics ’ - BYRNIES
    (Snorri Sturluson, Lausavísur, 5, kenning 3)

þungar gerðar Hôars; — ‘the heavy garments of Hárr <= Óðinn>; ’ - BYRNIES
    (Steinn Herdísarson, Óláfsdrápa, 15, kenning 1)

hringfôum hrynserk Hanga; — ‘his ring-depleted clanging shirt of Hangi <= Óðinn>; ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 1, kenning 6)

hringofinn serk Sǫrla — ‘the ring-woven shirt of Sǫrli <legendary hero> ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 3, kenning 5)

fangs * bǫðvar — ‘of the tunic of battle ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 10, kenning 2)

serki Hamðis; — ‘the shirts of Hamðir <legendary hero>; ’ - MAIL-SHIRTS
    (Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa, 4, kenning 2)

serki Hôolfs. — ‘Hálfr’s <legendary king’s> shirts. ’ - BYRNIES
    (Þorleikr fagri, Flokkr about Sveinn Úlfsson, 5, kenning 5)

hamri þæfðar skyrtur Svölnis — ‘the hammer-struck shirts of Svǫlnir <= Óðinn> ’ - MAIL-COATS
    (Anonymous Poems, Krákumál, 12, kenning 2)

gránserk Hamðis; — ‘the grey shirt of Hamðir <legendary hero>; ’ - MAIL-COAT
    (Anonymous Poems, Krákumál, 17, kenning 3)

Kápa Sköglar — ‘The cloak of Skögul <valkyrie> ’ - MAIL-COAT
    (Anonymous Poems, Krákumál, 18, kenning 4)

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