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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.

9134 kennings from 2969 verses.

generic named grouped

Eiríkr (37)

kennings for Eiríkr

Hyggjugegn hreytir hringa — ‘The thought-steady scatterer of rings ’ - GENEROUS MAN
    (Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 43, kenning 1)

fjǫlnenninn landreka Dana. — ‘the very vigorous land-ruler of the Danes.’ - DANISH KING
    (Einarr Skúlason, Haraldsdrápa II, 1, kenning 6)

reiðir riðloga randvallar — ‘the brandisher of the swinging flame of the rim-plain ’ - WARRIOR
    (Eyjólfr dáðaskáld, Bandadrápa, 1, kenning 3)

Harða ríkr hoddsveigir — ‘The very mighty treasure-bender ’ - GENEROUS MAN
    (Eyjólfr dáðaskáld, Bandadrápa, 2, kenning 1)

Stálœgir — ‘The sword-intimidator ’ - WARRIOR
    (Eyjólfr dáðaskáld, Bandadrápa, 2, kenning 5)

fleina sævar fúrherðir — ‘the hardener of the fire of the sea of barbs ’ - WARRIOR
    (Eyjólfr dáðaskáld, Bandadrápa, 7, kenning 1)

Ôss hildar — ‘The god of battle ’ - WARRIOR
    (Eyjólfr dáðaskáld, Bandadrápa, 8, kenning 3)

Strangr rógsvellir — ‘The tough strife-sweller ’ - WARRIOR
    (Hallar-Steinn, Rekstefja, 22, kenning 1)

Hneitir jǫfra, — ‘The striker of princes, ’ - RULER
    (Halldórr ókristni, Eiríksflokkr, 1, kenning 1)

Reginn brynflagðs — ‘the Reginn <dwarf> of the byrnie-troll-woman ’ - WARRIOR
    (Halldórr ókristni, Eiríksflokkr, 3, kenning 3)

hallands hafvita — ‘of the diminisher of the ocean-beacon ’ - GENEROUS MAN
    (Halldórr ókristni, Eiríksflokkr, 6, kenning 1)

myrði Vinða. — ‘the murderer of Wends. ’ -
    (Halldórr ókristni, Eiríksflokkr, 6, kenning 4)

dýrr stjóri drengja — ‘the worthy leader of warriors ’ - RULER
    (Halldórr ókristni, Eiríksflokkr, 7, kenning 5)

ættgóðr bróðir Hemings — ‘the high-born brother of Hemingr ’ -
    (Halldórr ókristni, Eiríksflokkr, 8, kenning 3)

Fljótmæltr konungr Jóta, — ‘The eloquent king of the Jótar, ’ - DANISH KING
    (Halldórr skvaldri, Haraldsdrápa, 2, kenning 3)

hræðir Hollseta — ‘the terrifier of the Holsteiners ’ -
    (Halldórr skvaldri, Haraldsdrápa, 2, kenning 4)

hefnir Hôkonar — ‘Hákon’s avenger ’ -
    (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 17, kenning 2)

gram Jóta. — ‘the lord of the Jótar.’ - DANISH KING
    (Ívarr Ingimundarson, Sigurðarbálkr, 18, kenning 2)

rýrir Vinða — ‘the vanquisher of the Wends ’ -
    (Markús Skeggjason, Eiríksdrápa, 4, kenning 1)

Bróðir Knúts — ‘The brother of Knútr ’ -
    (Markús Skeggjason, Eiríksdrápa, 4, kenning 3)

stillir stóls Fróða — ‘the controller of Fróði’s seat ’ -
    (Markús Skeggjason, Eiríksdrápa, 5, kenning 3)

Fergir Vinða — ‘The vanquisher of the Wends ’ -
    (Markús Skeggjason, Eiríksdrápa, 6, kenning 1)

Bróðir fimm hǫfuðskjǫldunga — ‘The brother of five principal kings ’ -
    (Markús Skeggjason, Eiríksdrápa, 9, kenning 1)

Hlýri Haralds — ‘Haraldr’s brother ’ -
    (Markús Skeggjason, Eiríksdrápa, 10, kenning 1)

unnanda Krists — ‘the devotee of Christ ’ -
    (Markús Skeggjason, Eiríksdrápa, 12, kenning 1)

blíðan hlýra Bjarnar — ‘the pleasant brother of Bjǫrn ’ -
    (Markús Skeggjason, Eiríksdrápa, 24, kenning 2)

ǫðlingr grundar Jóta — ‘the noble leader of the land of the Jótar ’ -
    (Markús Skeggjason, Eiríksdrápa, 24, kenning 6)

mœðir hersa — ‘the troubler of hersar ’ - RULER
    (Markús Skeggjason, Eiríksdrápa, 26, kenning 1)

þengil Dana. — ‘the prince of the Danes.’ -
    (Markús Skeggjason, Eiríksdrápa, 27, kenning 2)

harra Dana; — ‘the lord of the Danes; ’ -
    (Markús Skeggjason, Eiríksdrápa, 30, kenning 4)

dolgi Frísa — ‘the Frisians’ enemy ’ -
    (Skúli Þorsteinsson, Poem about Svǫlðr, 2, kenning 1)

brœðr Sigvarðar. — ‘before the brother of Sigurðr. ’ -
    (Þórðr Kolbeinsson, Eiríksdrápa, 5, kenning 3)

Varga meinrennir, — ‘Harm-banisher of wolves, ’ - WARRIOR
    (Þórðr Kolbeinsson, Eiríksdrápa, 6, kenning 1)

Tý fasta farlands. — ‘the Týr <god> of the fire of the vessel-land. ’ - MAN
    (Þórðr Kolbeinsson, Eiríksdrápa, 9, kenning 1)

Gollkennir — ‘The gold-master ’ - GENEROUS MAN
    (Þórðr Kolbeinsson, Eiríksdrápa, 14, kenning 1)

leyfðr Þundr hests grœðis — ‘the celebrated Þundr <= Óðinn> of the horse of the sea ’ - SEAFARER
    (Þórðr Kolbeinsson, Eiríksdrápa, 14, kenning 2)

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