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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.

10317 kennings from 3304 verses.

generic named grouped


kennings for SEA-WARRIOR

skildir brands skeiðar — ‘the shield-provider of the warship’s prow ’ - SEA-WARRIOR
    (2. Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, 2. Hrynhenda, Magnússdrápa, 7 [Vol. 2, 191-2], kenning 3)

eyðendr Vals geima, — ‘the clearer of the Valr <horse> of the ocean, ’ - SEA-WARRIOR
    (2. Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, 2. Hrynhenda, Magnússdrápa, 19 [Vol. 2, 205], kenning 1)

Sœki-Þróttr sundfaxa — ‘The attacking-Þróttr <= Óðinn> of the channel-horses ’ - SEA-WARRIOR
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 28 [Vol. 1, 318], kenning 6)

Heita blakks hlýrskildir — ‘the shield-provider of the prow of Heiti’s <sea-king’s> horse ’ - SEA-WARRIOR
    (3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 1. Øxarflokkr, 8 [Vol. 3, 148], kenning 3)

sœkialfi dýra Atals; — ‘the attacking elf of the animals of Atall <sea-king>; ’ - SEA-WARRIOR
    (1. 15. Glúmr Geirason, 2. Gráfeldardrápa, 13 [Vol. 1, 263], kenning 2)

þeim Beima þrafna byrjar. — ‘that Beimi <sea-king> of the stave of the fair wind. ’ - SEA-WARRIOR
    (1. 15. Glúmr Geirason, 2. Gráfeldardrápa, 13 [Vol. 1, 263], kenning 4)

Harðráðr hrjóðr ins bleika fáks bôru — ‘The hard-ruling clearer of the pale horse of the wave, ’ - SEA-WARRIOR
    (1. 3. Þorbjǫrn hornklofi, 1. Glymdrápa, 3 [Vol. 1, 81], kenning 1)

hættinn happsœkjandi hreins branda, — ‘venturesome, fortunate attacker of the reindeer of stems, ’ - SEA-WARRIOR
    (1. 49. Þormóðr Kolbrúnarskáld (biog. vol. 5), Lausavísur, 15 [Vol. 1, 826], kenning 1)

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