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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

§6. wave (19)

kennings of type WAVE

svanflaugar — ‘swan-flights ’ - WAVES
    (Friðþjófr Þorsteinsson, Lausavísur, 7, kenning 1)

brekku svana, — ‘the hillside of swans, ’ - WAVE
    (Friðþjófr Þorsteinsson, Lausavísur, 8, kenning 1)

hverri glymbrúði hafs. — ‘every roaring-bride of the ocean.’ - WAVE
    (Gísl Illugason, Erfikvæði about Magnús berfœttr, 15, kenning 3)

sægnípu — ‘of the sea-peak ’ - WAVE
    (Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, Ferðavísur, 3, kenning 2)

marfjǫll. — ‘the sea-mountains.’ - WAVES
    (Markús Skeggjason, Eiríksdrápa, 31, kenning 2)

fannir fjarðlinna; — ‘through the snowdrifts of fjord-snakes; ’ - WAVES
    (Markús Skeggjason, Lausavísur, 1, kenning 2)

gnípur húna. — ‘crags of mastheads. ’ - WAVES
    (Markús Skeggjason, Lausavísur, 1, kenning 6)

fornar slóðir hafskíða; — ‘the old tracks of ocean-skis; ’ - WAVES
    (Markús Skeggjason, Lausavísur, 1, kenning 8)

garð brims. — ‘the fence of the surf. ’ - WAVE
    (Ormr Steinþórsson, Poem about a woman, 6, kenning 6)

Raustljótar snótir svanvengis — ‘The ugly-voiced women of the swan-meadow ’ - WAVES
    (Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 54, kenning 2)

hríðfeld fjǫll svana — ‘along the stormy mountains of swans ’ - WAVES
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 76, kenning 3)

svanfjalla — ‘of swan-mountains ’ - WAVES
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 83, kenning 4)

hlíðar skipa — ‘of the hillside of ships ’ - WAVE
    (Snæbjǫrn, Lausavísur, 1, kenning 6)

fannir Heita — ‘the snowdrifts of Heiti <sea-king> ’ - WAVES
    (Styrkárr Oddason, Fragment, 1, kenning 2)

élreifar dœtr Ægis, — ‘the storm-happy daughters of Ægir <giant>, ’ - WAVES
    (Sveinn, Norðrsetudrápa, 1, kenning 1)

Dœtr Hlés — ‘The daughters of Hlér <= Ægir> ’ - WAVES
    (Sveinn, Norðrsetudrápa, 3, kenning 1)

fjǫllum Fjǫrnis, — ‘the mountains of Fjǫrnir <sea-king>, ’ - WAVES
    (Þjóðólfr, Fragment, 1, kenning 1)

mjǫll skokks — ‘the snow of the bottom-board ’ - SEA-SPRAY
    (Bǫlverkr Arnórsson, Drápa about Haraldr harðráði, 5, kenning 1)

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