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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

§86. ship accessories (16)

kennings of type SHIP ACCESSORIES

Einn ok annarr sveipr ǫldu — ‘One and another sweeper of the wave ’ - OAR
    (Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Óláfs saga Tryggvasonar in mesta, 3, kenning 2)

ráfiðris — ‘of the sailyard-feather ’ - SAIL
    (Einarr Skúlason, Haraldsdrápa II, 4, kenning 5)

verfótum — ‘with sea-feet ’ - OARS
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Lausavísur, 13, kenning 2)

ript vinda; — ‘the cloth of winds ’ - SAIL
    (Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, Hrynhenda, 9, kenning 3)

sundvarpaði; — ‘the sea-thrower; ’ - OAR
    (Óttarr svarti, Hǫfuðlausn, 4, kenning 2)

gagfellis lóns. — ‘of the backward-bending feller of the lagoon.’ - OAR
    (Rǫgnvaldr jarl Kali Kolsson, Lausavísur, 7, kenning 10)

ráskegg; — ‘the sailyard-beard; ’ - SAIL
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 78, kenning 2)

húnskript — ‘the decorated cloth of the mast-top ’ - SAIL
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 78, kenning 3)

hlemmisverð stáls — ‘the powerful sword of the stern ’ - RUDDER
    (Snæbjǫrn, Lausavísur, 2, kenning 2)

hákesjur — ‘oarport-spears ’ - OARS
    (Steinn Herdísarson, Úlfsflokkr, 1, kenning 1)

hreggi blásnar húnskriptr — ‘the storm-swept decorated cloth of the mast-top ’ - SAIL
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarkviða, 11, kenning 1)

húnskript — ‘the decorated cloth of the mast-top ’ - SAIL
    (Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, Magnússflokkr, 2, kenning 1)

byggvir eykja unnar, — ‘Inhabitant of the draught-animals of the wave, ’ - AFTER-DECK
    (Sigvatr Þórðarson, Óláfsdrápa, 1, kenning 2)

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