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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

Loki (20)

kennings for Loki

Faðir lǫgseims — ‘The father of the sea-thread ’ -
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 1, kenning 1)

Vilgi tryggr geðreynir Gauts herþrumu — ‘The by no means trustworthy mind-tester of the Gautr <= Óðinn> of host-thunder ’ -
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 1, kenning 6)

Farmr arma meinsvarra — ‘The cargo of the arms of the harm-woman ’ -
    (Eilífr Goðrúnarson, Þórsdrápa, 3, kenning 1)

firna slœgjan mǫg Fárbauta — ‘the amazingly cunning son of Fárbauti <giant> ’ -
    (Úlfr Uggason, Húsdrápa, 2, kenning 2)

vinr Hœnis — ‘the friend of Hœnir <god> ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 3, kenning 5)

vin hrafnásar — ‘the friend of the raven-god ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 4, kenning 3)

mǫg Fárbauta — ‘the son of Fárbauti <giant> ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 5, kenning 2)

djúphugaðr hirðitýr herfangs — ‘the deep-minded retaining god of plunder ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 6, kenning 3)

farmr arma Sigvinjar, — ‘the cargo of the arms of Sigyn <goddess>, ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 7, kenning 1)

holls vinar Hœnis — ‘of the loyal friend of Hœnir ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 7, kenning 6)

faðir ulfs — ‘the father of the wolf ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 8, kenning 2)

of rúni Þórs — ‘the confidant of Þórr ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 8, kenning 3)

hrœri sagna, — ‘the leader of the troops, ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 9, kenning 2)

Girðiþjófr Brísings — ‘The girdle-thief of Brísingr ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 9, kenning 3)

hund hrynsævar hræva ǫl-Gefnar — ‘the hound of the roaring sea of corpses of the ale-Gefn <= Freyja> ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 11, kenning 1)

leiðiþír ǫl-Gefnar, — ‘the leading slave of ale-Gefn <= Freyja>, ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 11, kenning 5)

lund læva. — ‘the tree of deceits. ’ - MAN
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 11, kenning 7)

hugreynandi Hœnis, — ‘the thought-trier of Hœnir, ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 12, kenning 1)

barni ǫglis. — ‘the hawk’s child.’ - HAWK
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Haustlǫng, 12, kenning 7)

bróður Býleists. — ‘of the brother of Býleistr <mythological being>. ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, Ynglingatal, 23, kenning 2)

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