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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

§41. raven (42)

kennings of type RAVEN

gjóð Hnikars — ‘the osprey of Hnikarr <= Óðinn> ’ - RAVEN
    (Anonymous Poems, Liðsmannaflokkr, 2, kenning 3)

nafnar hrafns — ‘the namesakes of the raven ’ - RAVENS
    (Anonymous Poems, Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar, 22, kenning 1)

Hildar hauk — ‘of the hawk of Hildr <valkyrie>.’ - RAVEN
    (Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa, 19, kenning 5)

môs Yggjar, — ‘of the gull of Yggr <= Óðinn>, ’ - RAVEN
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Hrynhenda, Magnússdrápa, 6, kenning 2)

blágamms kolgu benja, — ‘of the dark vulture of the surf of wounds, ’ - RAVEN
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Hrynhenda, Magnússdrápa, 6, kenning 4)

ilbleikum orra hjaldrs — ‘to the pale-footed blackcock of battle ’ - RAVEN
    (Einarr Skúlason, Geisli, 43, kenning 1)

môr gunnar — ‘the gull of battle ’ - RAVEN
    (Einarr Skúlason, Geisli, 52, kenning 1)

val sunda brimi*s. — ‘the falcon of the bays of the sword.’ - RAVEN
    (Einarr Skúlason, Geisli, 55, kenning 3)

svartan svan hjaldrs. — ‘the black swan of battle.’ - RAVEN
    (Einarr Skúlason, Sigurðardrápa I, 2, kenning 2)

valr unda — ‘the falcon of wounds ’ - RAVEN
    (Eiríkr Ragnarsson, Lausavísur, 4, kenning 1)

valr unda — ‘the falcon of wounds ’ - RAVEN
    (Eiríkr Ragnarsson, Lausavísur, 4, kenning 3)

svǫnum farmatýs, — ‘to the swans of the god of cargoes, ’ - RAVENS
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Háleygjatal, 9, kenning 5)

gǫgl Yggs — ‘the goslings of Yggr <= Óðinn> ’ - RAVENS
    (Gizurr svarti (gullbrárskáld), Fragment, 1, kenning 3)

dǫkkvalir dolgbands — ‘the dark falcons of the battle-god ’ - RAVENS
    (Glúmr Geirason, Lausavísa, 1, kenning 2)

hirð Hugins — ‘for the retinue of Huginn <raven> ’ - RAVENS
    (Grani skáld, Poem about Haraldr harðráði, 2, kenning 1)

gagls Hanga — ‘of the gosling of Hangi <= Óðinn> ’ - RAVEN
    (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Hákonardrápa, 3, kenning 4)

folkstara — ‘for the battle-starling ’ - RAVEN
    (Ívarr Ingimundarson, Sigurðarbálkr, 22, kenning 1)

Veiðivitjar vals — ‘Hunting-visitors of the slain ’ - RAVENS
    (Kráka/Áslaug Sigurðardóttir, Lausavísur, 11, kenning 1)

svǫrt hjaldrgǫgl — ‘black battle-goslings ’ - RAVENS
    (Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 39, kenning 4)

gunnstara, — ‘of the battle-starling, ’ - RAVEN
    (Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 52, kenning 3)

blóðstari — ‘the blood-starling ’ - RAVEN
    (Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 61, kenning 3)

hamdøkkum hauk Hlakkar; — ‘of the dark-coated hawk of Hlǫkk <valkyrie>; ’ - RAVEN
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 5, kenning 2)

gunnstara, — ‘of battle-starlings, ’ - RAVENS
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 92, kenning 4)

svartklædda dynhróka sóknar — ‘black-coated din-cormorants of battle ’ - RAVENS
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hrafnsmál, 9, kenning 5)

blóðstara, — ‘of the blood-starling, ’ - RAVEN
    (Stúfr inn blindi Þórðarson kattar, Stúfsdrápa, 1, kenning 4)

Ferðar Hugins — ‘of the flock of Huginn <raven> ’ - RAVENS
    (Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 4, kenning 3)

vals Hanga. — ‘of the falcon of Hangi <= Óðinn>. ’ - RAVEN
    (Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 7, kenning 3)

gǫglum Yggs — ‘to the geese of Yggr <= Óðinn>, ’ - RAVENS
    (Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 8, kenning 1)

folkstara; — ‘of the war-starling; ’ - RAVEN
    (Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, Sexstefja, 11, kenning 4)

Yggjar val — ‘of the falcon of Yggr <= Óðinn> ’ - RAVEN
    (Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, Sexstefja, 28, kenning 3)

blóðorra — ‘the blood-grouse ’ - RAVEN
    (Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, Sexstefja, 29, kenning 1)

svans sveita. — ‘of the swan of blood.’ - RAVEN
    (Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, Sexstefja, 29, kenning 6)

hrægamms sævar ara — ‘of the corpse-vulture of the sea of the eagle ’ - RAVEN
    (Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, Sexstefja, 30, kenning 2)

hausreyti Hymis, — ‘the skull-picker of Hymir <giant>, ’ - RAVEN
    (Þorbjǫrn hornklofi, Haraldskvæði (Hrafnsmál), 2, kenning 1)

eiðbróðir arnar — ‘sworn-brother of the eagle ’ - RAVEN
    (Þorbjǫrn hornklofi, Haraldskvæði (Hrafnsmál), 4, kenning 1)

bergir hræsævar: — ‘taster of the corpse-sea: ’ - RAVEN
    (Þorbjǫrn hornklofi, Haraldskvæði (Hrafnsmál), 20, kenning 1)

folkstara — ‘of the fight-starling ’ - RAVEN
    (Þorbjǫrn svarti, Lausavísa, 1, kenning 4)

svanr Hanga — ‘the swan of Hangi <= Óðinn> ’ - RAVEN
    (Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa, 8, kenning 1)

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