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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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kenning index

This is the kenning index generated from the edited verses in the database. Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.

10317 kennings from 3304 verses.

generic named grouped


kennings for ANGELS

þjóðar mána stiettar — ‘of the people of the moon’s path ’ - ANGELS
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Drápa af Máríugrát, 26 [Vol. 7, 778], kenning 2)

runna* láða* sunnu — ‘of the trees of the lands of the sun ’ - ANGELS
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Drápa af Máríugrát, 35 [Vol. 7, 783-4], kenning 2)

allri sinni ágætri hirð dýrðar himna; — ‘all his famous retinue of the splendour of the heavens; ’ - ANGELS
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Drápa af Máríugrát, 45 [Vol. 7, 790-1], kenning 2)

dáðstéttar dags lands. — ‘of the deed-host of day’s land.’ - ANGELS
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 24 [Vol. 7, 162-3], kenning 3)

gotna himins. — ‘of the men of heaven. ’ - ANGELS
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 25 [Vol. 7, 163-4], kenning 2)

Öll hjörð hirðar … — ‘The entire flock of the court … ’ - ANGELS
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Máríudrápa, 6 [Vol. 7, 483-4], kenning 1)

hirðar himna. — ‘of the retinue of the heavens. ’ - ANGELS
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Máríudrápa, 23 [Vol. 7, 497-8], kenning 1)

himna hirð — ‘of the retinue of the heavens. ’ - ANGELS
    (3. Anonymous Poems, Máríuflokkr, 1 [Vol. 3, 507], kenning 5)

Ferð hróts heims — ‘The host of the roof of the world ’ - ANGELS
    (3. Eilífr kúlnasveinn, 1. Kristsdrápa, 1 [Vol. 3, 130], kenning 1)

Hrein hirð dýrðar himna — ‘The pure retinue of the glory of the heavens ’ - ANGELS
    (3. Eilífr kúlnasveinn, 1. Kristsdrápa, 2 [Vol. 3, 132], kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - ANGELS
    (4. Einarr Gilsson, Guðmundarkvæði, 10, kenning 6)

dróttar dýrðar — ‘of the company of glory ’ - ANGELS
    (7. Gamli kanóki, 1. Harmsól, 36 [Vol. 7, 104-5], kenning 2)

ferðar himna — ‘of the host of the heavens ’ - ANGELS
    (8. Breta saga 128 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 60) [Vol. 8, 97], kenning 4)

himna her — ‘of the host of the heavens ’ - ANGELS
    (7. Kolbeinn Tumason (biog. vol. 4), Jónsvísur, 5 [Vol. 7, 226-7], kenning 2)

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