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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

§14. sun (29)

kennings of type SUN

svelg himins. — ‘swallower of the sky. ’ - SUN
    (Anonymous Lausavísur, Stanzas from Snorra Edda, 9, kenning 8)

röðuls heiðar hring- — ‘of the ring of the heath of the sun ’ - SUN
    (Anonymous Poems, Brúðkaupsvísur, 13, kenning 4)

fagrgims hás hreggranns, — ‘of the fair jewel of the high storm-house, ’ - SUN
    (Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 2, kenning 2)

ljósgims — ‘of the light-jewel ’ - SUN
    (Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 35, kenning 3)

rítar himins, — ‘of the shield of heaven, ’ - SUN
    (Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 42, kenning 3)

logi skýja. — ‘the flame of the clouds.’ - SUN
    (Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal, 71, kenning 1)

skjaldar skýja, — ‘of the shield of the clouds, ’ - SUN
    (Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa, 29, kenning 2)

fríðrar himintǫrgu; — ‘of the splendid sky-shield; [he] ’ - SUN
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 5, kenning 3)

bliku alfheims — ‘of the gleam of the elf-world ’ - SUN
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 21, kenning 4)

hôr vafrlogi skála heims — ‘the high flickering flame of the world’s hall ’ - SUN
    (Einarr Skúlason, Fragments, 1, kenning 1)

prýði fróns — ‘the adorner of the earth ’ - SUN
    (Einarr Skúlason, Lausavísur, 13, kenning 3)

bjartloga hróts hreggs. — ‘of the bright flame of the roof of the storm; ’ - SUN
    (Gamli kanóki, Harmsól, 9, kenning 2)

hyrjar heiðs; — ‘of the fire of the clear sky; ’ - SUN
    (Gamli kanóki, Harmsól, 14, kenning 6)

elds hlýrnis. — ‘of the fire of the sky. ’ - SUN
    (Gamli kanóki, Harmsól, 21, kenning 2)

rítar ranns éla, — ‘of the shield of the house of storms, ’ - SUN
    (Gamli kanóki, Harmsól, 26, kenning 2)

flýtileygs ins hæsta hríðtjalds, — ‘of the swift fire of the highest storm-tent, ’ - SUN
    (Gamli kanóki, Harmsól, 28, kenning 2)

Skýstalls skrín — ‘of the shrine of the cloud-platform, ’ - SUN
    (Gamli kanóki, Harmsól, 29, kenning 3)

hvéls sunnu — ‘of the wheel of the sun ’ - SUN
    (Gamli kanóki, Harmsól, 36, kenning 6)

himinljóma — ‘of the light of heaven ’ - SUN
    (Gamli kanóki, Harmsól, 37, kenning 2)

leygs flugreinar svana — ‘of the flame of the flying-land of swans ’ - SUN
    (Gamli kanóki, Harmsól, 44, kenning 2)

rítar musteris fróns — ‘of the shield of the temple of the land ’ - SUN
    (Gamli kanóki, Harmsól, 50, kenning 2)

himins birti, — ‘of heaven’s brightness, ’ - SUN
    (Gamli kanóki, Harmsól, 60, kenning 2)

eisa himins — ‘the cinder of heaven ’ - SUN
    (Gísl Illugason, Erfikvæði about Magnús berfœttr, 16, kenning 3)

skjaldar himna — ‘of the shield of heaven ’ - SUN
    (Kálfr Hallsson, Kátrínardrápa, 37, kenning 5)

báli byrræfrs. — ‘the flame of the breeze-roof. ’ - SUN
    (Óláfr svartaskáld Leggsson, Skúladrápa, 1, kenning 1)

Eldr himna — ‘The fire of the heavens ’ - SUN
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hrynhenda, 17, kenning 1)

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