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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.

9042 kennings from 2951 verses.

generic named grouped

HAND (9)

kennings for HAND

skotjǫrð heiðis, — ‘the swaying earth of the hawk, ’ - HAND
    (1. Anonymous Poems, 3. Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar, 10 [Vol. 1, 1042], kenning 1)

alinmunni — ‘with his forearm-mouth ’ - HAND
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 17 [Vol. 3, 113], kenning 4)

brjósti greipar — ‘the breast of the grip ’ - HAND
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 18 [Vol. 3, 115], kenning 7)

bý haukjóðs — ‘the homestead of the hawk-offspring ’ - HAND
    (1. 54. Hallar-Steinn, 1. Rekstefja, 8 [Vol. 1, 905], kenning 1)

bifvangi ýs; — ‘his quivering field of the bow ’ - HAND
    (3. Kormákr Ǫgmundarson (biog. vol. 5), 1. Sigurðardrápa, 7 [Vol. 3, 285], kenning 2)

folds ifla, — ‘of the land of the hawk, ’ - HAND
    (1. 38. Óttarr svarti, 1. Hǫfuðlausn, 17 [Vol. 1, 762], kenning 3)

hlunni hauka — ‘the prop of the hawk ’ - HAND
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 22 [Vol. 3, 1030], kenning 2)

stalli gemlis. — ‘his perch of the hawk. ’ - HAND
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 2 [Vol. 3, 1106], kenning 12)

fjǫlvinjat alinveldi. — ‘the many-meadowed elbow-realm. ’ - HAND
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 43 [Vol. 3, 1152], kenning 7)

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