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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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 2965 verses.

generic named grouped


kennings for HORSE

fǫður viggs. — ‘the stallion’s father. ’ - HORSE
    (1. Anonymous Lausavísur, 8. Lausavísur from Vǫlsa þáttr, 2 [Vol. 1, 1093], kenning 1)

lung váfaðar Gungnis. — ‘the longship of the swinger of Gungnir <Óðinn’s spear>.’ - HORSE
    (3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 3. Fragments, 4A couplet mentioning Sleipnir [Vol. 3, 59], kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HORSE
    (5. Gunnlaugs saga ormstungu 5 (Gunnlaugr ormstunga Illugason, Lausavísur, 4), kenning 2)

dýr fiskifœra, — ‘the animal of fishing-gear [= (taumar ‘reins’)] ’ - HORSE
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl Kali Kolsson (biog. vol. 2), Lausavísur, 35 [Vol. 3, 345], kenning 2)

knǫrr rastar — ‘the ship of the league ’ - HORSE
    (3. 37. Sigvatr Þórðarson (biog. vol. 1), Fragments, 2 [Vol. 3, 349], kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HORSE
    (5. Njáls saga 40 (Steinunn Refs (Dálks)dóttir, Lausavísur, 2), kenning 8)

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