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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

mountain, hillside, cliff (20)

kennings of type MOUNTAIN, HILLSIDE, CLIFF

flugstalla — ‘of precipice-altars ’ - MOUNTAINS
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 1, kenning 5)

setrs Iðja. — ‘towards the seat of Iði <giant>. ’ - MOUNTAINS
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 2, kenning 5)

halla gallópnis — ‘of the halls of the shrill-crier <eagle> ’ - MOUNTAINS
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 3, kenning 12)

vers gunnvargs fríðrar himintǫrgu; — ‘to the sea of the battle-wolf of the splendid sky-shield; [he] ’ - MOUNTAINS
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 5, kenning 1)

ver gaupu. — ‘the sea of the lynx. ’ - MOUNTAINS
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 6, kenning 3)

hallands — ‘of the sloping-land ’ - MOUNTAIN
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 8, kenning 3)

skafls jarðar hauðrs — ‘of the land of the snow-drift of the earth, ’ - MOUNTAIN
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 9, kenning 9)

stǫðvar glamma — ‘of the place of wolves ’ - MOUNTAINS
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 11, kenning 4)

hallvallar — ‘of the sloping-plain ’ - MOUNTAINS
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 15, kenning 2)

mœrar fjarðeplis — ‘of the land of the fjord-apple ’ - MOUNTAINS
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 16, kenning 4)

arinbrautar. — ‘of the hearth-stone-path. ’ - MOUNTAINS
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 20, kenning 4)

Lista vallátrs — ‘of the Lista of the falcon-lair ’ - MOUNTAINS
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 21, kenning 6)

veg jǫtna — ‘to the path of the giants ’ - MOUNTAINS
    (Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, Vellekla, 14, kenning 3)

ni hofs moldar — ‘the roof-ridge of the temple of the ground ’ - ZENITH
    (Einarr Skúlason, Lausavísur, 13, kenning 1)

brautar fannar, — ‘of the path of the snow-drift, ’ - MOUNTAINS
    (Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, Poem about Gizurr gullbrárskáld, 3, kenning 4)

grundar gilja — ‘of the land of ravines ’ - MOUNTAINS
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 18, kenning 7)

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