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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

§43. wolf (49)

kennings of type WOLF

fôkum fíks trolls — ‘for the steeds of the greedy troll; ’ - WOLVES
    (Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Haralds saga Sigurðarsonar, 9, kenning 1)

sækitík sólar — ‘the chasing-bitch of the sun ’ - WOLF
    (Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Ragnars saga loðbrókar, 3, kenning 1)

flagðs fák — ‘of the horse of the trollwoman ’ - WOLF
    (Anonymous Poems, Gyðingsvísur, 8, kenning 3)

hestum fálu — ‘horses of the giantess ’ - WOLVES
    (Anonymous Poems, Krákumál, 8, kenning 1)

skygnum skœðasǫgnum skógs. — ‘for the sharp-sighted harm-crew of the forest.’ - WOLVES
    (Anonymous Poems, Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar, 22, kenning 2)

Svangt hlaupstóð móður jǫtuns — ‘The starved loping stud-horses of the giant’s mother ’ - WOLVES
    (Anonymous Poems, Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar, 24, kenning 1)

Hungrtrauðr Sóti fôlu — ‘The hunger-shunning Sóti <horse> of the troll-woman ’ - WOLF
    (Anonymous Poems, Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar, 24, kenning 3)

jóða Fenris — ‘of the offspring of Fenrir <wolf> ’ - WOLVES
    (Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa, 16, kenning 6)

Ógóðr áttbogi ylgjar — ‘The evil offspring of the she-wolf ’ - WOLF
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Fragments, 2, kenning 1)

aldins, ótams viggs Varðrúnar, — ‘of the old, untamed steed of Varðrún <troll-woman> ’ - WOLF
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Haraldsdrápa, 12, kenning 5)

allnôttfǫrull marr vífs Yggjar áleggjar — ‘ever prowling by night, the steed of the wife of the Yggr <= Óðinn> of the river-limb ’ - WOLF
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Magnússdrápa, 11, kenning 2)

gráðgum blakki Geitis — ‘to the greedy horse of Geitir <giant>. ’ - WOLF
    (Ásbjǫrn, Ævikviða, 4, kenning 2)

jóða gylðis — ‘of the progeny of the wolf ’ - WOLVES
    (Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 31, kenning 2)

hesta gífrs. — ‘of the horses of the troll-woman. ’ - WOLVES
    (Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 35, kenning 3)

sóta Gríðar — ‘the steed of Gríðr <giantess> ’ - WOLF
    (Bjarni gullbrárskáld Hallbjarnarson, Kálfsflokkr, 1, kenning 2)

jór svôru — ‘the horse of the troll-woman ’ - WOLF
    (Bjǫrn krepphendi, Magnússdrápa, 3, kenning 4)

flestan hest flagðs. — ‘many a horse of the troll-woman.’ - WOLF
    (Bǫðvarr balti, Sigurðardrápa, 2, kenning 1)

Glaum gýgjar; — ‘to the Glaumr <horse> of the troll-woman; ’ - WOLF
    (Einarr Skúlason, Elfarvísur, 1, kenning 2)

sámleitum faxa Jarnsǫxu — ‘of Jarnsaxa’s <troll-woman’s> swarthy steed ’ - WOLF
    (Einarr Skúlason, Fragments, 8, kenning 1)

freks gífrskæs — ‘of the ravenous steed of the troll-woman ’ - WOLF
    (Einarr Skúlason, Haraldsdrápa II, 1, kenning 5)

ferð gylðis — ‘the company of the wolf ’ - WOLVES
    (Einarr Skúlason, Runhenda, 9, kenning 1)

blakk flagðs — ‘the steed of the troll-woman ’ - WOLF
    (Gizurr svarti (gullbrárskáld), Fragment, 1, kenning 1)

faxa Imðar — ‘of Imð’s <troll-woman’s> steed ’ - WOLF
    (Gísl Illugason, Erfikvæði about Magnús berfœttr, 1, kenning 2)

barna gylðis. — ‘of the children of the wolf. ’ - WOLVES
    (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 87, kenning 2)

Grár trǫllmarr — ‘The grey troll-woman’s steed ’ - WOLF
    (Hallar-Steinn, Rekstefja, 17, kenning 1)

Sóti Sifjar — ‘the Sóti <horse> of Sif <goddess> ’ - WOLF
    (Halldórr ókristni, Eiríksflokkr, 5, kenning 3)

tíkr benja, — ‘of the bitch of wounds, ’ - SHE-WOLF
    (Halldórr skvaldri, Útfarardrápa, 11, kenning 2)

styggvan, ljótvaxinn hest Leiknar. — ‘the edgy, ugly-grown horse of Leikn <troll-woman>. ’ - WOLF
    (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Óláfsdrápa, 3, kenning 2)

blǫkku stóði kveldriðu — ‘the black stud of the evening-rider ’ - WOLF
    (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Óláfsdrápa, 3, kenning 3)

Gríðar glað — ‘of the horse of Gríðr <giantess>, ’ - WOLF
    (Kormákr Ǫgmundarson, Sigurðardrápa, 4, kenning 2)

garms Gauta. — ‘of the hound of Gauti <= Óðinn>.’ - WOLF
    (Óttarr svarti, Hǫfuðlausn, 1, kenning 2)

grástóð flagða — ‘grey stud-horses of troll-women ’ - WOLVES
    (Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 12, kenning 1)

grástóði gríða — ‘for the grey stud-horses of troll-women ’ - WOLVES
    (Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 39, kenning 2)

ljóthrǫmmuðustum Sóta Leiknar; — ‘the very ugly-pawed Sóti <horse> of Leikn <giantess>; ’ - WOLF
    (Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 64, kenning 1)

vers ylgjar, — ‘of the husband of the she-wolf, ’ - WOLF
    (Sigvatr Þórðarson, Erfidrápa Óláfs helga, 27, kenning 2)

hund hrynsævar hræva — ‘the hound of the roaring sea of corpses ’ - WOLF
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 11, kenning 2)

hergaupur, — ‘war-lynxes ’ - WOLVES
    (Þorbjǫrn hornklofi, Haraldskvæði (Hrafnsmál), 13, kenning 1)

fáks Gríðar. — ‘of Gríðr’s <troll-woman’s> steed. ’ - WOLF
    (Þorbjǫrn skakkaskáld, Erlingsdrápa, 2, kenning 2)

flagðviggs; — ‘of the troll-woman’s steed; ’ - WOLF
    (Þorkell Skallason, Valþjófsflokkr, 1, kenning 2)

ímleitum blakk óls — ‘to the dark-coloured horse of the troll-woman ’ - WOLF
    (Þorkell Skallason, Valþjófsflokkr, 1, kenning 3)

hesta kveldriðu, — ‘of the horses of the evening-rider ’ - WOLVES
    (Þorvaldr Hjaltason, Lausavísur, 1, kenning 3)

Stóð Gjalpar — ‘The stud-horses of Gjǫlp <giantess> ’ - WOLVES
    (Þórðr Kolbeinsson, Eiríksdrápa, 17, kenning 1)

sveit íms — ‘the company of the wolf ’ - WOLVES
    (Þórðr Kolbeinsson, Eiríksdrápa, 17, kenning 2)

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