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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

Hrungnir (10)

kennings for Hrungnir

þjófs Þrúðar, — ‘of the thief of Þrúðr <goddess>, ’ -
    (Bragi inn gamli Boddason, Ragnarsdrápa, 1, kenning 2)

Finns fjalla. — ‘of the Finnr <Saami> of the mountains. ’ - GIANT
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 13, kenning 4)

b*ǫr hellis haugs Grjótúna. — ‘the tree of the cave of the mound of Grjótún. ’ - GIANT
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 14, kenning 2)

solgnum dolgi manna; — ‘the greedy enemy of men; ’ - GIANT
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 16, kenning 2)

vátt vagna myrkbeins reinar Haka — ‘the knower of killer whales of the dark bone of the land of Haki <sea-king> ’ - GIANT
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 16, kenning 3)

gæti bjarga; — ‘of the guardian of the rocks; ’ - GIANT
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 17, kenning 2)

Hraundrengr — ‘The rock-gentleman ’ - GIANT
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 17, kenning 3)

bolm fjalfrs ólágra gjalfra — ‘the bear of the hiding-place of not low roaring waters ’ - GIANT
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 18, kenning 3)

gramr grundar gilja — ‘the ruler of the land of ravines ’ - GIANT
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 18, kenning 6)

heimþingaðar herju Vingnis — ‘of the home-visitor of the female follower of Vingnir <giant> ’ - GIANT
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 19, kenning 1)

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