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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.

9134 kennings from 2969 verses.

generic named grouped

Hildr (18)

kennings for Hildr

Kvánar Heðins — ‘The woman of Heðinn <legendary hero> ’ -
    (Anonymous Poems, Krákumál, 4, kenning 1)

meyjar Hǫgna. — ‘of the maid of Hǫgni <legendary king>.’ -
    (Bragi inn gamli Boddason, Ragnarsdrápa, 2, kenning 3)

ósk-Rôn ofþerris æða — ‘the desiring-Rán <goddess> of the excessive drying of veins ’ - VALKYRIE
    (Bragi inn gamli Boddason, Ragnarsdrápa, 8, kenning 1)

hristi-Sif hringa, — ‘the shaking-Sif <goddess> of rings, ’ - VALKYRIE
    (Bragi inn gamli Boddason, Ragnarsdrápa, 8, kenning 3)

Sú bœti-Þrúðr dreyrugra benja — ‘That curing-Þrúðr <goddess> of bloody wounds ’ - VALKYRIE
    (Bragi inn gamli Boddason, Ragnarsdrápa, 9, kenning 1)

fengeyðandi fordæða fljóða — ‘the booty-destroying evil-doer among women ’ -
    (Bragi inn gamli Boddason, Ragnarsdrápa, 11, kenning 1)

valmey; — ‘the maiden of the battle-slain; ’ - VALKYRIE
    (Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, Vellekla, 20, kenning 3)

Sôgu dolga. — ‘for the Sága <goddess> of enmity. ’ - VALKYRIE
    (Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, Vellekla, 29, kenning 4)

meyjar Hǫgna, — ‘of the maiden of Hǫgni <legendary hero>, ’ -
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Háleygjatal, 7, kenning 2)

kvánar Heðins; — ‘of the woman of Heðinn <legendary hero>; ’ -
    (Gizurr svarti (gullbrárskáld), Lausavísa, 1, kenning 3)

snót sverða — ‘the lady of swords ’ -
    (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 17, kenning 1)

meyjar Heðins, — ‘of the maiden of Heðinn <legendary hero>, ’ -
    (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 24, kenning 3)

meyjar Hǫgna. — ‘of Hǫgni’s <legendary hero’s> daughter. ’ -
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 49, kenning 3)

Mála Heðins — ‘Heðinn’s <legendary hero’s> beloved ’ -
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 49, kenning 4)

sprund Hjaðninga — ‘the woman of the Hjaðningar <Heðinn’s followers> ’ -
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 49, kenning 6)

mans Högna — ‘of Hǫgni’s <legendary hero’s> girl ’ -
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarkviða, 22, kenning 3)

Heðins man — ‘of Heðinn’s <legendary hero’s> maiden ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, Magnússflokkr, 8, kenning 7)

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