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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.

9118 kennings from 2965 verses.

generic named grouped

AXE (22)

kennings for AXE

vargs unda — ‘of the wolf of wounds ’ - AXE
    (3. Anonymous Lausavísur, 2. Stanzas from the Fourth Grammatical Treatise, 33 [Vol. 3, 610], kenning 3)

dýra hálu hlýrsólar; — ‘a precious troll-woman of the prow-sun; ’ - AXE
    (3. Anonymous Lausavísur, 4. Stanzas from the Third Grammatical Treatise, 12 [Vol. 3, 545], kenning 2)

Hrund hræpolls, — ‘the Hrund <valkyrie> of the carrion-pool, ’ - AXE
    (3. Anonymous Lausavísur, 4. Stanzas from the Third Grammatical Treatise, 12 [Vol. 3, 545], kenning 4)

Norn skjaldar — ‘The norn of the shield ’ - AXE
    (1. Anonymous Poems, 3. Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar, 18 [Vol. 1, 1049], kenning 2)

rýgjar rógskýja — ‘of the troll-woman of strife-clouds ’ - AXE
    (2. Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, 3. Magnússdrápa, 12 [Vol. 2, 221-2], kenning 5)

fálu fjǫrnis, — ‘the giantess of the helmet, ’ - AXE
    (1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 42 [Vol. 1, 995], kenning 1)

Hveðru brynju. — ‘of the Hveðra <troll-woman> of the mail-coat. ’ - AXE
    (3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 11 [Vol. 3, 43], kenning 3)

Hlífar flagðs — ‘of the troll-woman of the shield ’ - AXE
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 23 [Vol. 1, 311], kenning 4)

blóðeisu; — ‘of the blood-ember; ’ - AXE
    (3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 1. Øxarflokkr, 7 [Vol. 3, 147], kenning 3)

Gríðar fjǫrnis, — ‘of the Gríðr <giantess> of the helmet, ’ - AXE
    (3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 1. Øxarflokkr, 10 [Vol. 3, 150], kenning 2)

gífrs gunntjalds — ‘of the troll-wife of the battle-tent ’ - AXE
    (7. Gamli kanóki, 1. Harmsól, 42 [Vol. 7, 109-10], kenning 4)

brynflagðs — ‘of the byrnie-troll-woman ’ - AXE
    (1. 34. Halldórr ókristni, Eiríksflokkr, 3 [Vol. 1, 475], kenning 4)

[edition and translation unpublished] - AXE
    (5. Króka-Refs saga 2 (Króka-Refr, Lausavísur, 2) — Krókarefr, kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - AXE
    (4. Magnús Þórðarson, Lausavísur, 2, kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - AXE
    (5. Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar 6 (Skallagrímr Kveldúlfsson, Lausavísur, 3) — Skallagrímr, kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - AXE
    (5. Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar 6 (Skallagrímr Kveldúlfsson, Lausavísur, 3) — Skallagrímr, kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - AXE
    (5. Njáls saga 33 (Skarpheðinn Njálsson, Lausavísur, 8) — Skarpheðinn, kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - AXE
    (5. Njáls saga 33 (Skarpheðinn Njálsson, Lausavísur, 8) — Skarpheðinn, kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - AXE
    (4. Snjólfr, Vísur, 6, kenning 1)

gífr sóknar — ‘the troll-woman of battle ’ - AXE
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 1. Hrynhenda, 8 [Vol. 2, 685], kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - AXE
    ([error: assigned as individual verse to a vol > 4], kenning 4)

nausta blakks hlémána gífrs — ‘of the troll-woman of the shielding moon of the horse of boathouses ’ - AXE
    (1. 14. Þórðr Særeksson (Sjáreksson), 1. Þórálfs drápa Skólmssonar, 1 [Vol. 1, 237], kenning 8)

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