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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.

9118 kennings from 2965 verses.

generic named grouped

SERPENT (30)

kennings for SERPENT

áls Fjǫrgynjar; — ‘of the eel of Fjǫrgyn [= Jǫrð (jǫrð ‘earth’)]; ’ - SERPENT
    (3. Anonymous Lausavísur, 3. Stanzas from Snorra Edda, 10 [Vol. 3, 521], kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SERPENT
    (4. Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Hrafns saga, 1, kenning 1)

urðhœings — ‘of the stone-heap salmon ’ - SERPENT
    (3. Anonymous Poems, 3. Stríðkeravísur, 1 [Vol. 3, 628], kenning 6)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SERPENT
    (6. Anonymous Rune Poems, 2. Icelandic Rune Poem, 1, kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SERPENT
    (4. Einarr Gilsson, Guðmundarkvæði, 34, kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SERPENT
    (4. Einarr Gilsson, Guðmundarkvæði, 35, kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SERPENT
    (4. Einarr Gilsson, Guðmundarkvæði, 37, kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SERPENT
    (4. Einarr Gilsson, Guðmundarkvæði, 38, kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SERPENT
    (4. Einarr Gilsson, Guðmundarkvæði, 38, kenning 4)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SERPENT
    (4. Einarr Gilsson, Guðmundarkvæði, 39, kenning 1)

aurriða strandar — ‘of the trout of the beach ’ - SERPENT
    (3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 3. Lausavísur, 12 [Vol. 3, 175], kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SERPENT
    (5. Njáls saga 6 (Gunnarr Hámundarson, Lausavísur, 2) — Gunnarr, kenning 4)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SERPENT
    (5. Njáls saga 10 (Gunnarr Hámundarson, Lausavísur, 6) — Gunnarr, kenning 8)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SERPENT
    (5. Njáls saga 23 (Gunnarr Hámundarson, Lausavísur, 10) — Gunnarr, kenning 5)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SERPENT
    (5. Njáls saga 25 (Gunnarr Hámundarson, Lausavísur, 12) — Gunnarr, kenning 11)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SERPENT
    (5. Gunnlaugs saga ormstungu 11 (Gunnlaugr ormstunga Illugason, Lausavísur, 7), kenning 9)

holmfjǫturs; — ‘of the island-fetter; ’ - SERPENT
    (3. Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa, 5 [Vol. 3, 236], kenning 3)

myrkaurriða markar — ‘the dark trout of the forest ’ - SERPENT
    (2. Illugi bryndœlaskáld, Poem about Haraldr harðráði, 1 [Vol. 2, 282-3], kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SERPENT
    (5. Njáls saga 50 (Kári Sǫlmundarson, Lausavísur, 5) — Kári, kenning 5)

hvals heiðar — ‘of the whale of the heath ’ - SERPENT
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 4 [Vol. 3, 1012], kenning 1)

lax urðar — ‘of the salmon of the rocky slope ’ - SERPENT
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 7 [Vol. 3, 1015], kenning 6)

sefþvengjar. — ‘of the rush-thong. ’ - SERPENT
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 36 [Vol. 3, 1044], kenning 4)

fjallreyðar; — ‘of the mountain-char; ’ - SERPENT
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 36 [Vol. 3, 1044], kenning 6)

baug vallar — ‘the ring of the meadow ’ - SERPENT
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 72 [Vol. 3, 1081], kenning 2)

blóða linns, — ‘of the serpent’s brother, ’ - SERPENT
    (1. 37. Sigvatr Þórðarson, 12. Lausavísur, 3 [Vol. 1, 702], kenning 4)

engis lúru — ‘of the halibut of the meadow, ’ - SERPENT
    (1. 37. Sigvatr Þórðarson, 12. Lausavísur, 4 [Vol. 1, 703], kenning 6)

gjaldseiðs grundar; — ‘of the compensation-pollack of the field; ’ - SERPENT
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 15 [Vol. 3, 1119], kenning 1)

hringi grœnna lyngva, — ‘of the ring of green heathers, ’ - SERPENT
    (1. 50. Þorfinnr munnr, Lausavísur, 1 [Vol. 1, 845], kenning 5)

fránǫluns. — ‘of the flashing fish. ’ - SERPENT
    (1. 49. Þormóðr Kolbrúnarskáld (biog. vol. 5), Lausavísur, 10 [Vol. 1, 823], kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SERPENT
    (5. Heiðarvíga saga 3 (Þuríðr Óláfsdóttir pá, Lausavísa, 1), kenning 7)

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