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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.

9042 kennings from 2951 verses.

generic named grouped

ARMS (21)

kennings for ARMS

valstafna — ‘of the falcon’s perches ’ - ARMS
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Gyðingsvísur, 6 [Vol. 7, 522-3], kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - ARMS
    (5. Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar 123 (Egill Skallagrímsson, Lausavísur, 43), kenning 6)

[edition and translation unpublished] - ARMS
    (4. Einarr Gilsson, Guðmundarkvæði, 16, kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - ARMS
    (5. Njáls saga 15 (Sigmundr Lambason, Lausavísur, 1) — Sigmundr, kenning 2)

heiðis gatna — ‘of the paths of the hawk, ’ - ARMS
    (1. 37. Sigvatr Þórðarson, 12. Lausavísur, 11 [Vol. 1, 712], kenning 4)

limu axla — ‘the limbs of the shoulders ’ - ARMS
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 2 [Vol. 3, 1106], kenning 6)

reitu vals — ‘the lands of the falcon ’ - ARMS
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 42 [Vol. 3, 1151], kenning 3)

auðkendar nauðir boga — ‘readily recognised compellers of the bow ’ - ARMS
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 48 [Vol. 3, 1157], kenning 2)

reiðir heiðis — ‘chariots of the hawk ’ - ARMS
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 48 [Vol. 3, 1157], kenning 4)

heiðar leiðar vala — ‘bright paths of falcons ’ - ARMS
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 48 [Vol. 3, 1157], kenning 6)

valstaða — ‘of falcon-perches ’ - ARMS
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 86 [Vol. 3, 1196], kenning 5)

grundir vala — ‘the lands of falcons ’ - ARMS
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 2. Hákonarkviða, 31 [Vol. 2, 722], kenning 5)

fjöllum boga — ‘the bow’s mountains ’ - ARMS
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 2. Hákonarkviða, 32 [Vol. 2, 722-3], kenning 2)

geigurandra gaglfárs — ‘the swinging skis of the gosling-danger ’ - ARMS
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 2. Hákonarkviða, 32 [Vol. 2, 722-3], kenning 4)

ferjur hauka, — ‘ferries of hawks, ’ - ARMS
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 2. Hákonarkviða, 33 [Vol. 2, 723], kenning 1)

bjúglimum herða — — ‘with her curving branches of the shoulders — ’ - ARMS
    (1. 19. Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 1 [Vol. 1, 338], kenning 2)

kǫlfur hauks, hlæmyldar holdi. — ‘territories of the hawk, warmly soil-covered with flesh.’ - ARMS
    (2. Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, 4. Sexstefja, 27 [Vol. 2, 140-3], kenning 5)

fjǫllum hauks. — ‘for the mountains of the hawk. ’ - ARMS
    (1. 55. Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa, 7 [Vol. 1, 948], kenning 4)

glæstar valstǫðvar — ‘the decorated falcon-perches ’ - ARMS
    (3. Þorleikr fagri (biog. vol. 2), Fragments, 2 [Vol. 3, 485], kenning 2)

Haukstorða — ‘of hawk-lands ’ - ARMS
    (2. Þorleikr fagri, Flokkr about Sveinn Úlfsson, 1 [Vol. 2, 313], kenning 3)

landa ǫglis — ‘of the lands of the hawk ’ - ARMS
    (1. 49. Þormóðr Kolbrúnarskáld (biog. vol. 5), Lausavísur, 25 [Vol. 1, 843], kenning 2)

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