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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

§102. church and accessories (13)


stólpa hjálpar — ‘the pillar of salvation ’ - CROSS
    (Anonymous Poems, Drápa af Máríugrát, 13, kenning 2)

trie hölda, — ‘the tree of men, ’ - CROSS
    (Anonymous Poems, Drápa af Máríugrát, 13, kenning 3)

marki píslar pátris déí; — ‘the sign of the Passion of God the father; may ’ - CROSS
    (Anonymous Poems, Drápa af Máríugrát, 40, kenning 1)

lífstré þjóðar. — ‘the life-tree of mankind.’ - CROSS
    (Anonymous Poems, Líknarbraut, 22, kenning 6)

dýrt píslartré, — ‘the precious Passion-tree, ’ - CROSS
    (Anonymous Poems, Líknarbraut, 30, kenning 1)

Krists mark, — ‘Christ’s sign, ’ - CROSS
    (Anonymous Poems, Líknarbraut, 31, kenning 1)

friðarmerki heims, — ‘peace-sign of the world, ’ - CROSS
    (Anonymous Poems, Líknarbraut, 32, kenning 1)

Háleitr, ljóss himna, — ‘High, radiant one of the heavens, ’ - CROSS
    (Anonymous Poems, Líknarbraut, 36, kenning 1)

Heims prýði, — ‘World’s adornment, ’ - CROSS
    (Anonymous Poems, Líknarbraut, 40, kenning 1)

Hneigistólpi alls heims hjálpar, — ‘Inclining pillar of all the world’s salvation, ’ - CROSS
    (Anonymous Poems, Líknarbraut, 41, kenning 1)

sína sigrstoð — ‘his victory-post, ’ - CROSS
    (Anonymous Poems, Líknarbraut, 42, kenning 2)

Þau flaust tíða, — ‘Those ships of services, ’ - CHURCHES
    (Markús Skeggjason, Eiríksdrápa, 23, kenning 3)

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