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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

Erlingr (5)

kennings for Erlingr

Snarr, lætrauðr sonr Skjalgs — ‘The bold, deceit-shunning son of Skjálgr ’ -
    (Sigvatr Þórðarson, Flokkr about Erlingr Skjálgsson, 3, kenning 1)

Geðstirðr hefnir Skjalgs — ‘The tough-minded avenger of Skjálgr ’ -
    (Sigvatr Þórðarson, Flokkr about Erlingr Skjálgsson, 4, kenning 1)

vǫrðr foldar Hǫrða — ‘the guardian of the land of the Hǫrðar ’ -
    (Sigvatr Þórðarson, Flokkr about Erlingr Skjálgsson, 7, kenning 1)

hati ormláðs; — ‘hater of the snake-land; ’ - GENEROUS MAN
    (Sigvatr Þórðarson, Poem about Erlingr Skjálgsson, 1, kenning 4)

Dróttinn gumna, — ‘Lord of men, ’ -
    (Þorbjǫrn skakkaskáld, Erlingsdrápa, 2, kenning 1)

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