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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

HELMET (12)

kennings for HELMET

hattar Herjans … — ‘of Herjann’s <= Óðinn’s> hat … ’ - HELMET
    (3. Anonymous Lausavísur, 4. Stanzas from the Third Grammatical Treatise, 12 [Vol. 3, 545], kenning 7)

hattar Hropts: — ‘of Hroptr’s <= Óðinn’s> hood: ’ - HELMET
    (3. Anonymous Þulur, 25. Hjálms heiti, 1 [Vol. 3, 828], kenning 1)

Hamðis fald — ‘of the hood of Hamðir <legendary hero> ’ - HELMET
    (1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 14 [Vol. 1, 971], kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HELMET
    (5. Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar 57 (Egill Skallagrímsson, Lausavísur, 28), kenning 4)

fald snáks — ‘the headdress of the serpent ’ - HELMET
    (3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 2. Fragments, 2 [Vol. 3, 153], kenning 2)

Ála galtar — ‘of the boar of Áli <legendary king>, ’ - HELMET
    (1. 13. Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, 3. Lausavísur, 5 [Vol. 1, 221], kenning 6)

valgaltar, — ‘of the slaughter-boar, ’ - HELMET
    (1. 15. Glúmr Geirason, 2. Gráfeldardrápa, 7 [Vol. 1, 256], kenning 9)

sóknhattar — ‘of the attack-hat ’ - HELMET
    (1. 12. Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 5 [Vol. 1, 163], kenning 3)

harðligt herkuml Heðins, — ‘the hard war token of Heðinn <legendary hero>. ’ - HELMET
    (8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 9 (Marmennill, Lausavísur, 4) — Marmennill [Vol. 8, 312], kenning 1)

hildigelti, — ‘with the battle-boar, ’ - HELMET
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 2 [Vol. 3, 1106], kenning 9)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HELMET
    (5. Eiríks saga rauða 1 (Þorhallr veiðimaðr, Lausavísur, 1), kenning 4)

húfu Hǫgna — ‘Hǫgni’s <legendary king’s> cap ’ - HELMET
    (2. Þórarinn stuttfeldr, 2. Lausavísur, 3 [Vol. 2, 481], kenning 2)

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