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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.

9042 kennings from 2951 verses.

generic named grouped

RAVEN (29)

kennings for RAVEN

gjóð Hnikars — ‘the osprey of Hnikarr <= Óðinn> ’ - RAVEN
    (1. Anonymous Poems, 2. Liðsmannaflokkr, 2 [Vol. 1, 1018], kenning 3)

Hildar hauk — ‘of the hawk of Hildr <valkyrie>.’ - RAVEN
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa, 19 [Vol. 7, 193-4], kenning 5)

môs Yggjar, — ‘of the gull of Yggr <= Óðinn>, ’ - RAVEN
    (2. Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, 2. Hrynhenda, Magnússdrápa, 6 [Vol. 2, 190-1], kenning 2)

blágamms kolgu benja, — ‘of the dark vulture of the surf of wounds, ’ - RAVEN
    (2. Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, 2. Hrynhenda, Magnússdrápa, 6 [Vol. 2, 190-1], kenning 4)

ilbleikum orra hjaldrs — ‘to the pale-footed blackcock of battle ’ - RAVEN
    (7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 43 [Vol. 7, 42-3], kenning 1)

môr gunnar — ‘the gull of battle ’ - RAVEN
    (7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 52 [Vol. 7, 49-50], kenning 1)

val sunda brimi*s. — ‘the falcon of the bays of the sword.’ - RAVEN
    (7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 55 [Vol. 7, 51-2], kenning 3)

svartan svan hjaldrs. — ‘the black swan of battle.’ - RAVEN
    (2. Einarr Skúlason, 1. Sigurðardrápa I, 2 [Vol. 2, 539], kenning 2)

valr unda — ‘the falcon of wounds ’ - RAVEN
    (8. Ragnars saga loðbrókar 14 (Eiríkr Ragnarsson, Lausavísur, 4) — Eiríkr [Vol. 8, 653], kenning 1)

valr unda — ‘the falcon of wounds ’ - RAVEN
    (8. Ragnars saga loðbrókar 14 (Eiríkr Ragnarsson, Lausavísur, 4) — Eiríkr [Vol. 8, 653], kenning 3)

gagls Hanga — ‘of the gosling of Hangi <= Óðinn> ’ - RAVEN
    (3. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson (biog. vol. 1), Hákonardrápa, 3 [Vol. 3, 218], kenning 4)

folkstara — ‘for the battle-starling ’ - RAVEN
    (2. Ívarr Ingimundarson, Sigurðarbálkr, 22 [Vol. 2, 514-15], kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - RAVEN
    (5. Svarfdœla saga 12 (Karl inn rauði, Lausavísur, 2) — Karl, kenning 8)

gunnstara, — ‘of the battle-starling, ’ - RAVEN
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 52 [Vol. 3, 1059], kenning 3)

blóðstari — ‘the blood-starling ’ - RAVEN
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 61 [Vol. 3, 1070], kenning 3)

hamdøkkum hauk Hlakkar; — ‘of the dark-coated hawk of Hlǫkk <valkyrie>; ’ - RAVEN
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 5 [Vol. 3, 1109], kenning 2)

blóðstara, — ‘of the blood-starling, ’ - RAVEN
    (2. Stúfr inn blindi Þórðarson kattar, Stúfsdrápa, 1 [Vol. 2, 351], kenning 4)

vals Hanga. — ‘of the falcon of Hangi <= Óðinn>. ’ - RAVEN
    (1. 19. Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 7 [Vol. 1, 350], kenning 3)

folkstara; — ‘of the war-starling; ’ - RAVEN
    (2. Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, 4. Sexstefja, 11 [Vol. 2, 123-4], kenning 4)

Yggjar val — ‘of the falcon of Yggr <= Óðinn> ’ - RAVEN
    (2. Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, 4. Sexstefja, 28 [Vol. 2, 143-4], kenning 3)

blóðorra — ‘the blood-grouse ’ - RAVEN
    (2. Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, 4. Sexstefja, 29 [Vol. 2, 144-5], kenning 1)

svans sveita. — ‘of the swan of blood.’ - RAVEN
    (2. Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, 4. Sexstefja, 29 [Vol. 2, 144-5], kenning 6)

hrægamms sævar ara — ‘of the corpse-vulture of the sea of the eagle ’ - RAVEN
    (2. Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, 4. Sexstefja, 30 [Vol. 2, 145-6], kenning 2)

hausreyti Hymis, — ‘the skull-picker of Hymir <giant>, ’ - RAVEN
    (1. 3. Þorbjǫrn hornklofi, 2. Haraldskvæði (Hrafnsmál), 2 [Vol. 1, 95], kenning 1)

eiðbróðir arnar — ‘sworn-brother of the eagle ’ - RAVEN
    (1. 3. Þorbjǫrn hornklofi, 2. Haraldskvæði (Hrafnsmál), 4 [Vol. 1, 97], kenning 1)

bergir hræsævar: — ‘taster of the corpse-sea: ’ - RAVEN
    (1. 3. Þorbjǫrn hornklofi, 2. Haraldskvæði (Hrafnsmál), 20 [Vol. 1, 114], kenning 1)

folkstara — ‘of the fight-starling ’ - RAVEN
    (2. Þorbjǫrn svarti, Lausavísa, 1 [Vol. 2, 624-5], kenning 4)

svanr Hanga — ‘the swan of Hangi <= Óðinn> ’ - RAVEN
    (1. 55. Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa, 8 [Vol. 1, 949], kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - RAVEN
    (5. Fóstbrœðra saga 17 (Þormóðr Kolbrúnarskáld, Þorgeirsdrápa, 14), kenning 2)

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