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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

EYES (16)

kennings for EYES

Hvarma barm — ‘of the edge of eyelids ’ - EYES
    (3. Anonymous Poems, Máríuflokkr, 2 [Vol. 3, 508], kenning 2)

undirstóla brúna. — ‘of the support-chairs of brows. ’ - EYES
    (3. Anonymous Poems, Máríuflokkr, 2 [Vol. 3, 508], kenning 8)

brásteina — ‘of eyelash-stones ’ - EYES
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa, 45 [Vol. 7, 836], kenning 2)

merki bráa — ‘the stars of the eyelashes ’ - EYES
    (3. Bjarni ...ason, Fragments, 1 [Vol. 3, 21], kenning 2)

átta ennitungl — ‘eight forehead-moons ’ - EYES
    (3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 3. Fragments, 1A verse about Gefjun [Vol. 3, 54], kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - EYES
    (5. Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar 104 (Egill Skallagrímsson, Arinbjarnarkviða, 8), kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - EYES
    (5. Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar 131 (Egill Skallagrímsson, Lausavísur, 47), kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - EYES
    (4. Einarr Gilsson, Guðmundarkvæði, 14, kenning 4)

[edition and translation unpublished] - EYES
    (4. Einarr Gilsson, Guðmundarkvæði, 34, kenning 5)

sjónbrautir sínar — ‘his sight-paths ’ - EYES
    (7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 23 [Vol. 7, 25-6], kenning 4)

himintungl heila — ‘the heavenly bodies of the brain ’ - EYES
    (7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 59 [Vol. 7, 55-6], kenning 2)

brúnsteina mína — ‘my brow-stones ’ - EYES
    (8. Ragnars saga loðbrókar 14 (Eiríkr Ragnarsson, Lausavísur, 4) — Eiríkr [Vol. 8, 653], kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - EYES
    (5. Bergbúa þáttr 11 (Hallmundr bergbúinn, Hallmundarkviða, 11) — Hallmundr bergbúinn, kenning 2)

steinum brúnar. — ‘the stones of the eye-brow. ’ - EYES
    (7. Kálfr Hallsson, Kátrínardrápa, 48 [Vol. 7, 961], kenning 2)

stjǫrnum skógar hvarma — ‘with her stars of the forest of eyelids. ’ - EYES
    (3. Óláfr svartaskáld Leggsson, 4. Love poem, 2 [Vol. 3, 317], kenning 2)

brúnsteinum — ‘the brow-stones ’ - EYES
    (8. Ragnars saga loðbrókar 10 (Ragnarr loðbrók, Lausavísur, 6) — Ragnarr [Vol. 8, 644], kenning 2)

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