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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

§3. stone, jewel (48)

kennings of type STONE, JEWEL

steðja áar. — ‘of the anvil of the river. ’ - STONE
    (Anonymous Lausavísur, Stanzas from Snorra Edda, 10, kenning 7)

hallar hrafns — ‘of the hall of the raven ’ - CRAG
    (Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Ragnars saga loðbrókar, 5, kenning 4)

byggs brunns; — ‘of the barley of the spring; ’ - STONE
    (Anonymous Poems, Liðsmannaflokkr, 6, kenning 4)

Bein klifs — ‘The bone of the cliff ’ - STONE
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Fragments, 6, kenning 1)

áleggjar — ‘of the river-limb ’ - ROCK
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Magnússdrápa, 11, kenning 5)

landrifs — ‘of the land-rib ’ - STONE
    (Bjarni ...ason, Fragments, 5, kenning 2)

vazt-undirkúlu — ‘of the fishing ground-under-knob, ’ - ROCK
    (Bragi inn gamli Boddason, Fragments, 6, kenning 3)

hǫrðum herðimýlum vinu Hergauts. — ‘with hard shoulder-lumps of the mistress of Hergautr <= Óðinn>.’ - STONES
    (Bragi inn gamli Boddason, Ragnarsdrápa, 5, kenning 5)

hvélvǫlur Hallar. — ‘the wheel-knuckles of Hǫll <river> ’ - STONES
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 7, kenning 4)

steðja Feðju. — ‘the anvil of Fedje <river>. ’ - ROCK
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 7, kenning 7)

djúpakǫrn — ‘the sea-acorns ’ - STONES
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 11, kenning 2)

flóðrifs — ‘of the sea-rib ’ - STONE
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 13, kenning 11)

fylvingum hallvallar — ‘by the nuts of the sloping-plain ’ - STONES
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 15, kenning 1)

fjarðeplis — ‘of the fjord-apple ’ - STONE
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 16, kenning 5)

veggjar Þrasis — ‘of the wall of Þrasir <dwarf> ’ - STONE
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 19, kenning 2)

jótrs vegtaugar. — ‘of the molar of the way of the fishing-line. ’ - STONE
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 19, kenning 8)

vallátrs — ‘of the falcon-lair ’ - ROCK
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 21, kenning 7)

fjarðleggjar; — ‘of the fjord-bone; ’ - ROCK
    (Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, Vellekla, 1, kenning 4)

sævar beins — ‘of the bone of the sea, ’ - ROCK
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Háleygjatal, 2, kenning 6)

fjarðbyggs — ‘of fjord-barley ’ - JEWEL
    (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 39, kenning 3)

holmleggjar — ‘of the island-bone ’ - ROCK
    (Hallar-Steinn, Fragments, 2, kenning 2)

Hnegg foldar — ‘The heart of the earth ’ - STONE
    (Hallar-Steinn, Fragments, 7, kenning 1)

gagnstíg gýgjar; — ‘the through-route of the giantess; ’ - CRAG
    (Halldórr skvaldri, Útfarardrápa, 7, kenning 2)

armgrjóts — ‘of arm-gravel ’ - JEWELS
    (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 16, kenning 2)

landherðar —, — ‘of the land-shoulder —, ’ - ROCK
    (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 21, kenning 3)

jótra heiðar — ‘of the heath’s molars ’ - STONES
    (Illugi bryndœlaskáld, Lausavísa, 1, kenning 2)

dvergranns — ‘of the dwarf-house ’ - STONE
    (Játgeirr Torfason, Lausavísa, 1, kenning 7)

fjarðbeins — ‘of the fjord-bone ’ - STONE
    (Ormr Steinþórsson, Poem about a woman, 4, kenning 2)

salar Fundins; — ‘of the hall of Fundinn <dwarf>; ’ - STONE
    (Ormr Steinþórsson, Poem about a woman, 6, kenning 4)

landrifs, — ‘of the land-rib, ’ - STONE
    (Óláfr inn helgi Haraldsson, Lausavísur, 2, kenning 2)

fjallrifs, — ‘of the mountain rib, ’ - STONE
    (Sigmundr ǫngull, Lausavísur, 1, kenning 4)

fǫgru hafnýra; — ‘the beautiful sea-kidney; ’ - STONE
    (Úlfr Uggason, Húsdrápa, 2, kenning 4)

leggs fróns — ‘of the bone of the earth ’ - ROCK
    (Úlfr Uggason, Húsdrápa, 4, kenning 4)

leggs reyrar; — ‘of the bone of the reed; ’ - STONE
    (Úlfr Uggason, Húsdrápa, 6, kenning 4)

myrkbeins reinar Haka — ‘of the dark bone of the land of Haki <sea-king> ’ - ROCK
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 16, kenning 5)

Dúrnis niðja sal — ‘of the hall of the descendants of Dúrnir <dwarf> ’ - ROCK
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Ynglingatal, 2, kenning 2)

bjartr jǫtunbyggðr salr þeira Sǫkmímis — ‘the bright giant-inhabited hall of Sǫkmímir <giant> and his followers ’ - ROCK
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Ynglingatal, 2, kenning 5)

harmi bura Jónakrs — ‘by the pain of the sons of Jónakr ’ - STONES
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Ynglingatal, 19, kenning 1)

ofvæg heipt hrísungs — ‘the crushing hatred of the bastard ’ - STONES
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Ynglingatal, 19, kenning 2)

beinum foldar. — ‘by the bones of the earth. ’ - STONES
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Ynglingatal, 19, kenning 6)

beinum lagar — ‘the bones of the sea ’ - STONES
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Ynglingatal, 23, kenning 4)

tanna lagar — ‘of the teeth of the sea ’ - STONES
    (Þorbjǫrn hornklofi, Glymdrápa, 2, kenning 5)

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