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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

§52. tears (14)

kennings of type TEARS

bekkr iðranar — ‘the brook of repentance ’ - TEARS
    (Anonymous Poems, Drápa af Máríugrát, 40, kenning 3)

lón hvarma — ‘the pool of the eyelids ’ - TEARS
    (Anonymous Poems, Drápa af Máríugrát, 49, kenning 1)

sú laugin hvarma — ‘that cleansing-water of the eyelids ’ - TEARS
    (Anonymous Poems, Drápa af Máríugrát, 49, kenning 4)

fagnaðarlaug — ‘a hot spring of joy ’ - TEARS
    (Anonymous Poems, Lilja, 32, kenning 1)

Mǫrg hrynregn hvarma — ‘Many streaming rains of eyelids ’ - TEARS
    (Anonymous Poems, Máríuflokkr, 1, kenning 1)

Hvarma barmskúr — ‘The shower of the edge of eyelids ’ - TEARS
    (Anonymous Poems, Máríuflokkr, 2, kenning 1)

él*um undirstóla brúna. — ‘with storms of the support-chairs of brows. ’ - TEARS
    (Anonymous Poems, Máríuflokkr, 2, kenning 7)

regni brásteina — ‘with rain of eyelash-stones ’ - TEARS
    (Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa, 45, kenning 1)

regni augna — ‘the rain of the eyes ’ - TEARS
    (Einarr Skúlason, Øxarflokkr, 2, kenning 4)

driptir bráa móður sínar. — ‘the rain of eyelashes of her mother <= Freyja>. ’ - TEARS
    (Einarr Skúlason, Øxarflokkr, 3, kenning 9)

hvarmþey — ‘with the eyelid-thaw ’ - TEARS
    (Einarr Skúlason, Øxarflokkr, 9, kenning 4)

fagrregn hvarma — ‘the fair rain of the eyelids ’ - TEARS
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 42, kenning 5)

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