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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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 2964 verses.

generic named grouped

HEART (19)

kennings for HEART

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEART
    (5. Fóstbrœðra saga 1 (Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísa from Fóstbræðra saga, 1), kenning 3)

harmsfullum halli hugstrandar. — ‘a sorrowful stone of the shore of thought. May ’ - HEART
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 42 [Vol. 7, 175-6], kenning 4)

hart hugarkorn; — ‘a firm kernel of courage; ’ - HEART
    (3. Anonymous Poems, Málsháttakvæði, 7 [Vol. 3, 1221], kenning 1)

slóttig hyggju jörð mín, — ‘my cunning land of thought, ’ - HEART
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa, 3 [Vol. 7, 799], kenning 1)

steðja gleði tárkveiktan. — ‘anvil of joy [which has been] moved to tears. ’ - HEART
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Pétrsdrápa, 43 [Vol. 7, 834-5], kenning 2)

steinn þróttar — ‘the stone of valour ’ - HEART
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 11 [Vol. 3, 99], kenning 6)

steinn þróttar — ‘the stone of valour ’ - HEART
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 22 [Vol. 3, 123], kenning 3)

móðfjalls. — ‘of the mind-mountain. ’ - HEART
    (3. Guðbrandr í Svǫlum (biog. vol. 4), Fragment, 2 [Vol. 3, 198], kenning 2)

hneggi ótta; — ‘in the rock of fear; ’ - HEART
    (1. 2. Haraldr hárfagri Hálfdanarson, 1. Snæfríðardrápa, 1 [Vol. 1, 68], kenning 1)

lungtorgs, — ‘of his lung’s market-place ’ - HEART
    (2. Játgeirr Torfason, Lausavísa, 1 [Vol. 2, 652-3], kenning 5)

hugbyggð — ‘the mind-settlement ’ - HEART
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 6 [Vol. 3, 1014], kenning 4)

ǫr*u huglandi — ‘a brave mind-land ’ - HEART
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 25 [Vol. 3, 1033], kenning 3)

hǫrðu epli* aldrklifs; — ‘a hard apple of the life-cliff; ’ - HEART
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 29 [Vol. 3, 1038], kenning 1)

Mýll geðvangs — ‘The stone of the mind-meadow ’ - HEART
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 29 [Vol. 3, 1038], kenning 4)

Akarn aldrklifs — ‘The acorn of the life-cliff ’ - HEART
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 30 [Vol. 3, 1039], kenning 1)

hvǫssu grjóti hugarsess — ‘a sharp stone of the mind-seat ’ - HEART
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 30 [Vol. 3, 1039], kenning 6)

glaðan geðstein — ‘a cheerful mind-stone ’ - HEART
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 37 [Vol. 3, 1045], kenning 1)

knarrar hyggju, — ‘of the ship of thought, ’ - HEART
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 74 [Vol. 3, 1084], kenning 5)

Geðsteinn — ‘The mind-stone ’ - HEART
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 2. Hákonarkviða, 38 [Vol. 2, 726-7], kenning 1)

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