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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

§11. wind, storm (14)

kennings of type WIND, STORM

læ klungrs — ‘the destroyer of bramble ’ - WIND
    (Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Magnúss saga berfœtts, 6, kenning 1)

greypr élreki — ‘the violent storm-driver ’ - WIND
    (Anonymous Poems, Heilags anda drápa, 5, kenning 6)

fastligr garmr fýris — ‘the powerful hound of the fir-tree ’ - WIND
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Hrynhenda, Magnússdrápa, 10, kenning 1)

bǫl dúks — ‘the harm of the sail ’ - WIND
    (Einarr Skúlason, Fragments, 14, kenning 2)

almsorg — ‘the grief of the elm-tree ’ - WIND
    (Einarr Skúlason, Fragments, 16, kenning 1)

élreki — ‘the storm-chaser ’ - WIND
    (Einarr Skúlason, Lausavísur, 6, kenning 1)

morð viðar — ‘the destruction of the tree ’ - WIND
    (Óttarr svarti, Óláfsdrápa sœnska, 3, kenning 1)

gandr storðar — ‘the wolf of the land ’ - WIND
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hrynhenda, 14, kenning 2)

ljótir synir Fornjóts — ‘the ugly sons of Fornjótr <giant> ’ - WINDS
    (Sveinn, Norðrsetudrápa, 2, kenning 1)

skaði lindis — ‘the harmer of the lime-tree ’ - WIND
    (Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, Stanzas about Haraldr Sigurðarson’s leiðangr, 6, kenning 2)

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