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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

CAVE (9)

kennings for CAVE

Þornranns; — ‘of the house of Þorn <giant>; ’ - CAVE
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 14 [Vol. 3, 105], kenning 2)

legs mœrar fjarðeplis — ‘of the lair of the land of the fjord-apple ’ - CAVE
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 16 [Vol. 3, 111], kenning 3)

undirfjalfrs bliku alfheims — ‘of the low hiding-place of the gleam of the elf-world ’ - CAVE
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 21 [Vol. 3, 121], kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - CAVE
    (5. Grettis saga Ásmundarsonar 46 (Grettir Ásmundarson, Hallmundarflokkr, 1) — Grettir, kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - CAVE
    (5. Grettis saga Ásmundarsonar 43 (Hallmundr, Lausavísur, 1) — Hallmundr, kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - CAVE
    (5. Bergbúa þáttr 8 (Hallmundr bergbúinn, Hallmundarkviða, 8) — Hallmundr bergbúinn, kenning 1)

salar Fals brautar fannar, — ‘of the hall of the Falr <dwarf> of the path of the snow-drift, ’ - CAVE
    (3. Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, 3. Poem about Gizurr gullbrárskáld, 3 [Vol. 3, 256], kenning 2)

bjarga byrgi — ‘of the refuge of crags ’ - CAVE
    (3. 1. Þjóðólfr ór Hvini (biog. vol. 1), 1. Haustlǫng, 2 [Vol. 3, 434], kenning 6)

fjalfrs ólágra gjalfra — ‘of the hiding-place of not low roaring waters ’ - CAVE
    (3. 1. Þjóðólfr ór Hvini (biog. vol. 1), 1. Haustlǫng, 18 [Vol. 3, 459], kenning 4)

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