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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

§49. eye (25)

kennings of type EYE

Hvarma barm — ‘of the edge of eyelids ’ - EYES
    (Anonymous Poems, Máríuflokkr, 2, kenning 2)

undirstóla brúna. — ‘of the support-chairs of brows. ’ - EYES
    (Anonymous Poems, Máríuflokkr, 2, kenning 8)

ennileiptr — ‘forehead lightning ’ - EYE
    (Anonymous Poems, Morginsól, 1, kenning 1)

brásteina — ‘of eyelash-stones ’ - EYES
    (Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa, 45, kenning 2)

merki bráa — ‘the stars of the eyelashes ’ - EYES
    (Bjarni ...ason, Fragments, 1, kenning 2)

átta ennitungl — ‘eight forehead-moons ’ - EYES
    (Bragi inn gamli Boddason, Fragments, 1, kenning 3)

tungls brá — ‘of the moon of eyelashes ’ - EYE
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 15, kenning 5)

sjónbrautir sínar — ‘his sight-paths ’ - EYES
    (Einarr Skúlason, Geisli, 23, kenning 4)

himintungl heila — ‘the heavenly bodies of the brain ’ - EYES
    (Einarr Skúlason, Geisli, 59, kenning 2)

brúnsteina mína — ‘my brow-stones ’ - EYES
    (Eiríkr Ragnarsson, Lausavísur, 4, kenning 2)

steinum brúnar. — ‘the stones of the eye-brow. ’ - EYES
    (Kálfr Hallsson, Kátrínardrápa, 48, kenning 2)

stjǫrnum skógar hvarma — ‘with her stars of the forest of eyelids. ’ - EYES
    (Óláfr svartaskáld Leggsson, Love poem, 2, kenning 2)

fránan brúnstein — ‘a glittering brow-stone ’ - EYE
    (Ragnarr loðbrók, Lausavísur, 5, kenning 3)

brúnsteinum — ‘the brow-stones ’ - EYES
    (Ragnarr loðbrók, Lausavísur, 6, kenning 2)

hvarmatúni; — ‘the enclosure of the eyelids; ’ - EYE
    (Ragnarr loðbrók, Lausavísur, 6, kenning 6)

Innmáni ennis — ‘The interior-moon of the forehead ’ - EYE
    (Úlfr Uggason, Húsdrápa, 3, kenning 1)

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