Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

Hákon (89)

kennings for Hákon

vinsæll einkafóstri Aðalsteins — ‘the popular only foster-son of Æthelstan ’ -
    (Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal, 10, kenning 1)

arfa Haralds, — ‘Haraldr’s heir, ’ -
    (Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal, 15, kenning 1)

fǫður Eireks — ‘of Eiríkr’s father ’ -
    (Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal, 18, kenning 1)

Ullar sorgar byrgis bǫðvar, — ‘of the Ullr <god> of the sorrow of the fence of battle, ’ - WARRIOR
    (Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, Vellekla, 4, kenning 2)

ǫrþeysi flausta; — ‘the valiant racer of ships; I ’ - SEAFARER
    (Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, Vellekla, 5, kenning 5)

bróður Bjarnar — ‘Bjǫrn’s brother ’ -
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Hákonarmál, 2, kenning 1)

Einbani jarla — ‘The sole slayer of jarls ’ -
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Hákonarmál, 3, kenning 1)

Inn gjǫfli œgir Eydana — ‘The munificent terrifier of Island-Danes ’ -
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Hákonarmál, 3, kenning 2)

Bági jarla, — ‘Adversary of jarls, ’ - RULER
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Hákonarmál, 16, kenning 1)

ôttungr Freys — ‘the kinsman of Freyr <god> ’ -
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Háleygjatal, 7, kenning 3)

magar Hallgarðs — ‘of the son of Hallgarðr [Grjótgarðr] ’ -
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Háleygjatal, 8, kenning 1)

Njǫrðr naddregns, — ‘Njǫrðr <god> of the spear-rain, ’ - WARRIOR
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Lausavísur, 2, kenning 1)

Valgrindar Gefnar veðrheyjandi, — ‘The enacter of the storm of the Gefn <= Freyja> of the slaughter-gate, ’ - WARRIOR
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Lausavísur, 4, kenning 1)

nýtum gram Norðmanna, — ‘the capable king of the Norwegians, ’ -
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Lausavísur, 4, kenning 6)

Ála galtar éldraugr, — ‘The log of the storm of the boar of Áli <legendary king>, ’ - WARRIOR
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Lausavísur, 5, kenning 4)

grandaðr Dana, — ‘injurer of the Danes, ’ -
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Lausavísur, 5, kenning 7)

orðheppinn spjalli jǫfra — ‘the speech-blessed confidant of princes ’ - JARL
    (Glúmr Geirason, Gráfeldardrápa, 11, kenning 6)

Almdrósar eisu élrunnr — ‘ The bush of the storm of the fire of the bow-woman ’ - WARRIOR
    (Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 2, kenning 1)

allreiðr vandar Valsendir — ‘the utterly enraged sender of the Valr <horse> of the mast ’ - SEAFARER
    (Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 2, kenning 6)

Sóknheggr — ‘The attack-cherry-tree ’ - WARRIOR
    (Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 3, kenning 1)

sóknhattar svellrjóðr — ‘the reddener of the ice of the attack-hat ’ - WARRIOR
    (Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 5, kenning 1)

Gildir vafs handar — ‘ The payer of the coil of the arm ’ - GENEROUS MAN
    (Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 6, kenning 1)

Njǫrðr raddar hámána nadds — ‘the Njǫrðr <god> of the voice of the high moon of the spear ’ - WARRIOR
    (Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 6, kenning 6)

œgis almdrógar — ‘of the intimidator of the bow-string ’ - WARRIOR
    (Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 7, kenning 3)

Baldri bensíks, — ‘the Baldr <god> of the wound-fish, ’ - WARRIOR
    (Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 7, kenning 4)

Bríkar bǫðsœkir — ‘The attacker of the battle-board ’ - WARRIOR
    (Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 7, kenning 6)

þverri malma; — ‘the diminisher of metal weapons; ’ - WARRIOR
    (Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 8, kenning 2)

ræsir rógeisu — ‘the impeller of the strife-fire ’ - WARRIOR
    (Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 8, kenning 3)

Gramr jǫfra — ‘The king of princes ’ -
    (Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 8, kenning 5)

snildar skýrs lituðs stála — ‘of the eloquent reddener of weapons ’ - WARRIOR
    (Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, Hrynhenda, 3, kenning 2)

hyggjugegn hilmir grundar — ‘the clever-minded ruler of the land ’ -
    (Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, Hrynhenda, 8, kenning 4)

herstefnir — ‘the army-leader ’ - WARRIOR
    (Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, Hrynhenda, 11, kenning 1)

ógnsveipanda — ‘terror-spreader ’ - WARRIOR
    (Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, Hrynhenda, 12, kenning 1)

ætt Sverris — ‘Sverrir’s descendant ’ -
    (Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, Hrynhenda, 12, kenning 3)

Valdr vígstorma, — ‘Controller of battle-storms, ’ - WARRIOR
    (Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, Poem about Hákon, 1, kenning 1)

gegn frǫmuðr hjaldréls, — ‘righteous promoter of the battle-shower, ’ - WARRIOR
    (Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, Poem about Hákon, 1, kenning 2)

fjǫlblíðs fóstra Aðalsteins; — ‘of the most friendly foster-son of Æthelstan; ’ -
    (Sigvatr Þórðarson, Bersǫglisvísur, 5, kenning 1)

kyn Eireks — ‘Eiríkr’s kin ’ -
    (Sigvatr Þórðarson, Vestrfararvísur, 4, kenning 1)

ættstuðill skylja — ‘the family-pillar of princes ’ - RULER
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 2, kenning 5)

Vinr gotna — ‘The friend of men ’ - RULER
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 11, kenning 2)

gæti fira — ‘to the guardian of men; ’ - RULER
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 13, kenning 1)

Vápnrjóðr — ‘The weapon-reddener ’ - WARRIOR
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 16, kenning 1)

Sœkir glóðar síks — ‘The attacker of the ember of the brook ’ - GENEROUS MAN
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 17, kenning 1)

sonr tiggja — ‘the ruler’s son ’ -
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 18, kenning 1)

prýði jarla; — ‘the adorner of jarls; ’ - KING
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 27, kenning 2)

Vígrakkr sendir vandbaugs — ‘The battle-brave sender of the rod of the shield-boss ’ - WARRIOR
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 28, kenning 1)

fémildum seimgildi. — ‘the generous gold-increaser. ’ - GENEROUS MAN
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 29, kenning 1)

Valdi vandar vígfoldar, — ‘Wielder of the rod of the war-land, ’ - WARRIOR
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 30, kenning 4)

herstefnandi — ‘the army-summoner ’ - RULER
    (Snorri Sturluson, Lausavísur, 5, kenning 5)

Auðmildr valdr Hörða, — ‘The wealth-generous ruler of the Hǫrðar, ’ - NORWEGIAN KING
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarflokkr, 2, kenning 1)

Ríkr hneykir hlenna — ‘The powerful repressor of robbers ’ - JUST RULER
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarflokkr, 5, kenning 1)

Vitr valdr norrænar aldar — ‘The wise ruler of the Norwegian people ’ - NORWEGIAN KING
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarflokkr, 7, kenning 1)

lofðungr Þrænda — ‘the lord of the Þrændir ’ - NORWEGIAN KING
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarflokkr, 8, kenning 6)

Göfugr dróttinn virða — ‘The glorious lord of men ’ - KING
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarflokkr, 9, kenning 1)

Hilmir Rauma — ‘The ruler of the Raumar ’ - NORWEGIAN KING
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarflokkr, 9, kenning 5)

Stillir Egða — ‘The ruler of the Egðir ’ - NORWEGIAN KING
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarflokkr, 10, kenning 1)

rógsækis — ‘of the strife-conqueror ’ - WARRIOR
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarflokkr, 10, kenning 7)

Þróttar þinghlynr — ‘The maple of Þróttr’s <= Óðinn’s> assembly ’ - WARRIOR
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarflokkr, 11, kenning 1)

stálhvötuð. — ‘the sword-inciter.’ - WARRIOR
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarkviða, 6, kenning 2)

stýri rómu — ‘the controller of battle ’ - WARRIOR
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarkviða, 15, kenning 1)

Stýrir lofða — ‘The controller of men ’ - RULER
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarkviða, 18, kenning 1)

grams Hörða — ‘of the lord of the Hǫrðar ’ - NORWEGIAN KING
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarkviða, 26, kenning 1)

dróttinn seggja, — ‘the lord of men, ’ - KING
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarkviða, 30, kenning 1)

fróðr gætir norðsætra, — ‘the wise protector of the northern settlements, ’ - NORWEGIAN KING
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hrafnsmál, 6, kenning 1)

Inn böðfróði sigrmagnaðr bragna — ‘The war-crafty victory-augmenter of men ’ - WARRIOR
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hrafnsmál, 12, kenning 1)

kæris Norðmæra — ‘of the litigator of the Norðmærir ’ - NORWEGIAN KING
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hrafnsmál, 19, kenning 1)

dróttin Nóregs. — ‘the lord of Norway.’ -
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hrynhenda, 4, kenning 4)

Gramr Norðmanna — ‘The ruler of the Norwegians ’ -
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hrynhenda, 5, kenning 2)

lunds málma — ‘of the tree of weapons ’ - WARRIOR
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hrynhenda, 9, kenning 1)

kundr hilmis, — ‘son of the ruler, ’ -
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hrynhenda, 16, kenning 1)

Inn víða frægi stillir Egða, — ‘Far-famed ruler of the Egðir, ’ - NORWEGIAN KING
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hrynhenda, 18, kenning 1)

Dróttinn Sygna, — ‘Lord of the Sygnir, ’ - NORWEGIAN KING
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hrynhenda, 18, kenning 4)

þengils Þrœnda — ‘of the ruler of the Þrœndir ’ - NORWEGIAN RULER
    (Sveinn tjúguskegg Haraldsson, Lausavísa, 1, kenning 1)

virðum vellstœri — ‘to the honoured gold-increaser ’ - GENEROUS MAN
    (Sveinn tjúguskegg Haraldsson, Lausavísa, 1, kenning 2)

gæti lands — ‘the guardian of the land ’ - RULER
    (Sveinn tjúguskegg Haraldsson, Lausavísa, 1, kenning 3)

Viðurr brynju — ‘the Viðurr <= Óðinn> of the mail-shirt ’ - WARRIOR
    (Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 1, kenning 5)

sessi seggja — ‘the benchmate of men ’ - RULER
    (Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 3, kenning 6)

Ferðar Hugins verðbjóðr — ‘The offerer of the meal of the flock of Huginn <raven> ’ - WARRIOR
    (Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 4, kenning 1)

meiðr hjaldrs — ‘the tree of battle ’ - WARRIOR
    (Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 5, kenning 4)

Heggr hræ*birtinga — ‘The bird-cherry of the corpse-trout ’ - WARRIOR
    (Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 6, kenning 3)

nafni byrgis — ‘the namesake of the protector ’ -
    (Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 7, kenning 2)

Hroptr hjaldrskýja — ‘the Hroptr <= Óðinn> of battle-clouds ’ - WARRIOR
    (Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 9, kenning 1)

sendir golls — ‘the dispatcher of gold ’ - GENEROUS MAN
    (Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 11, kenning 1)

runnr folk-Ránar — ‘the tree of the battle-Rán <goddess> ’ - WARRIOR
    (Þorleifr jarlsskáld Rauðfeldarson, Poem about Hákon, 1, kenning 2)

frænda Serks. — ‘Serkr’s kinsman. ’ -
    (Þórarinn stuttfeldr, Lausavísur, 2, kenning 2)

hraustr lindar láðstafr — ‘the bold staff of the land of the linden spear ’ - WARRIOR
    (Þórðr Kolbeinsson, Eiríksdrápa, 6, kenning 4)

gram Norðmanna. — ‘the lord of the Norwegians.’ - NORWEGIAN KING
    (Þórðr Særeksson (Sjáreksson), Þórálfs drápa Skólmssonar, 1, kenning 11)

Myrðir varga — ‘The killer of outlaws ’ - JUST RULER
    (Þórðr Særeksson (Sjáreksson), Þórálfs drápa Skólmssonar, 2, kenning 1)

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