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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

ring (23)

kennings of type RING

liðbands, — ‘of the limb-band, ’ - RING
    (Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Styrbjarnar þáttr Svíakappa, 3, kenning 2)

armlinns. — ‘of the arm-serpent. ’ - RING
    (Anonymous Poems, Gyðingsvísur, 7, kenning 5)

grundar vals, — ‘the landing place of the falcon; ’ - GOLD RINGS
    (Anonymous Poems, Krákumál, 7, kenning 2)

elda handa — ‘of the fires of arms ’ - ARM-RINGS
    (Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa, 56, kenning 4)

armlinns — ‘of the arm-snake ’ - ARM-RING
    (Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa, 56, kenning 6)

hrammfjǫturs — ‘of the arm-fetter ’ - ARM-RING
    (Auðunn illskælda, Lausavísa, 2, kenning 4)

liðbrǫndum; — ‘limb-fires; ’ - ARM-RINGS
    (Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, Haraldsdrápa blátannar, 1, kenning 2)

orms alnar, — ‘of the serpent of the forearm, ’ - ARM-RING
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Háleygjatal, 10, kenning 2)

liðfasta — ‘of arm-fires, ’ - GOLD RINGS
    (Gamli kanóki, Harmsól, 27, kenning 5)

vafs handar — ‘of the coil of the arm ’ - ARM-RING
    (Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 6, kenning 2)

leggfjǫturs, — ‘of the limb-fetter, ’ - ARM-RING
    (Hárekr í Þjóttu, Lausavísur, 1, kenning 5)

hols hrynbáls hramma — ‘of the hollow ringing fire of hands ’ - RING
    (Ormr Steinþórsson, Poem about a woman, 2, kenning 2)

linna brúar ginnungs, — ‘a snake of the bridge of the hawk, ’ - ARM-RING
    (Rǫgnvaldr jarl Kali Kolsson, Lausavísur, 7, kenning 1)

Hlekkr handar — ‘The chain of the arm ’ - RING
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 87, kenning 1)

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