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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

Jǫrð (23)

kennings for Jǫrð

beðju Þundar — ‘the bedmate of Þundr <= Óðinn> ’ -
    (Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal, 8, kenning 1)

vífi Hárs — ‘Hárr’s <= Óðinn’s> wife ’ -
    (Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal, 17, kenning 1)

beðju Þundar — ‘Þundr’s <= Óðinn’s> bedmate ’ -
    (Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal, 17, kenning 2)

mani Yggs, — ‘Yggr’s <= Óðinn’s> girl, ’ -
    (Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal, 23, kenning 1)

mani Yggjar — ‘Yggr’s <= Óðinn’s> girl ’ -
    (Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal, 42, kenning 1)

vinu Hergauts. — ‘of the mistress of Hergautr <= Óðinn>.’ -
    (Bragi inn gamli Boddason, Ragnarsdrápa, 5, kenning 6)

brúði Yggjar. — ‘the bride of Yggr <= Óðinn>.’ -
    (Eyjólfr dáðaskáld, Bandadrápa, 3, kenning 6)

brúðr valtýs — ‘the bride of the slaughter-god ’ -
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Háleygjatal, 12, kenning 1)

móður dolgs mellu. — ‘of the mother of the enemy of the giantess.’ -
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Lausavísur, 8, kenning 8)

líki móður dolgs jǫtna; — ‘the body of the mother of the enemy of the giants; ’ -
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Lausavísur, 9, kenning 6)

vôru Svǫlnis — ‘the spouse of Svǫlnir <= Óðinn> ’ -
    (Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Lausavísur, 12, kenning 1)

því fljóði Ónars, — ‘that woman of Ónarr <giant>, ’ -
    (Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 5, kenning 5)

munlaust óskvíf víg-Freys — ‘the loveless chosen wife of the battle-Freyr <god> ’ -
    (Óttarr svarti, Óláfsdrápa sœnska, 5, kenning 1)

málu bága úlfs; — ‘the wife of the wolf’s enemy; ’ -
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 3, kenning 3)

rúnu vinar Míms. — ‘of the confidante of Mímir’s <mythical being’s> friend. ’ -
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 3, kenning 5)

eiðu váða orms; — ‘the mother of the serpent’s harmer; ’ -
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 3, kenning 7)

móður dólgs mellu — ‘the mother of the giantess’s enemy ’ -
    (Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 3, kenning 10)

grænni málu geir-Týs. — ‘the green wife of the spear-Týr <god>.’ -
    (Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarkviða, 18, kenning 4)

man Þriðja. — ‘the maiden of Þriði <= Óðinn>. ’ -
    (Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 8, kenning 2)

ómynda elju Rindar. — ‘the rival of Rindr <giantess> lacking bride-payment. ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, Sexstefja, 3, kenning 3)

haglfaldinni mey Ánars — ‘the hail-coifed maiden of Ánarr <dwarf> ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, Sexstefja, 3, kenning 4)

ekkja Svǫlnis — ‘the widow of Svǫlnir <= Óðinn> ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 15, kenning 4)

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