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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

SHIELD (194)

kennings for SHIELD

hlýrsólar; — ‘of the prow-sun; ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Anonymous Lausavísur, 4. Stanzas from the Third Grammatical Treatise, 12 [Vol. 3, 545], kenning 3)

oddnets — ‘of the point-net ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Anonymous Lausavísur, 3. Stanzas from Snorra Edda, 5 [Vol. 3, 516], kenning 2)

steinfarinn garð barða — ‘the painted fence of the ship ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Anonymous Lausavísur, 3. Stanzas from Snorra Edda, 7 [Vol. 3, 517], kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (4. Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Guðmundar saga biskups A, 1, kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (4. Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Kristni saga, 2, kenning 9)

Skuldar ský- — ‘of the cloud of Skuld <valkyrie>, ’ - SHIELD
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Brúðkaupsvísur, 16 [Vol. 7, 540], kenning 2)

gunntjalds, — ‘of the battle-awning, ’ - SHIELD
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Brúðkaupsvísur, 19 [Vol. 7, 542], kenning 2)

vígtungls — ‘of the battle-moon ’ - SHIELD
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Brúðkaupsvísur, 24 [Vol. 7, 546-7], kenning 4)

Hamdis bríkr — ‘of Hamðir’s <hero> board ’ - SHIELD
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Gyðingsvísur, 4 [Vol. 7, 520-1], kenning 5)

máni randar — ‘the moon of the shield-rim ’ - SHIELD
    (8. Anonymous Poems, Krákumál, 6 [Vol. 8, 728], kenning 3)

ræfri Hildar. — ‘the roof of Hildr <valkyrie>. ’ - SHIELD
    (8. Anonymous Poems, Krákumál, 21 [Vol. 8, 760], kenning 1)

baugstalls — ‘of the ring-support ’ - SHIELD
    (1. Anonymous Poems, 2. Liðsmannaflokkr, 7 [Vol. 1, 1024], kenning 2)

gunnborðs, — ‘of the battle-plank ’ - SHIELD
    (1. Anonymous Poems, 2. Liðsmannaflokkr, 9 [Vol. 1, 1027], kenning 5)

hurð Hǫgna — ‘the door of Hǫgni <legendary hero> ’ - SHIELD
    (1. Anonymous Poems, 2. Liðsmannaflokkr, 10 [Vol. 1, 1028], kenning 1)

borðs víga, — ‘of the planking of battles, ’ - SHIELD
    (1. Anonymous Poems, 3. Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar, 6 [Vol. 1, 1038], kenning 2)

stalls støkkvifúra þeys hlífar — ‘of the stand of scattering flames of the breeze of the shield ’ - SHIELD
    (1. Anonymous Poems, 3. Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar, 12 [Vol. 1, 1044], kenning 2)

bauga hrings — ‘of the disk of shield-rings ’ - SHIELD
    (1. Anonymous Poems, 3. Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar, 14 [Vol. 1, 1046], kenning 8)

folktjald; — ‘the battle-tent; ’ - SHIELD
    (1. Anonymous Poems, 3. Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar, 18 [Vol. 1, 1049], kenning 4)

fleygarðs — ‘of the ship-fence ’ - SHIELD
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa, 12 [Vol. 7, 189-90], kenning 7)

borðs* søkk — ‘of the jewel of the gunwale ’ - SHIELD
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa, 20 [Vol. 7, 194], kenning 4)

morðsólar — ‘of the war-sun ’ - SHIELD
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa, 29 [Vol. 7, 199-200], kenning 2)

setrs reyrar randa, — ‘of the home of the reed of shields, ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, 2. Hrynhenda, Magnússdrápa, 14 [Vol. 2, 200-1], kenning 5)

láðs sverða — ‘of the land of swords ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Ásgrímr Jónsson, Lausavísa, 1 [Vol. 3, 12], kenning 5)

blað ilja þjófs Þrúðar, — ‘the leaf of the footsoles of the thief of Þrúðr <goddess>, ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 1 [Vol. 3, 28], kenning 1)

ins gjalla baugnafaðs hjóls meyjar Hǫgna. — ‘the resounding boss-hubbed wheel of the maid of Hǫgni <legendary king>.’ - SHIELD
    (3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 2 [Vol. 3, 30], kenning 2)

laufi runna landa Leifa. — ‘the leaf of the trees of the lands of Leifi <sea-king>. ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 4 [Vol. 3, 33], kenning 4)

segls naglfara, — ‘of the sail of the nail-studded one <ship’s planking>, ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 5 [Vol. 3, 35], kenning 4)

mána reiðar Ræs — ‘a moon of the chariot of Rær <sea-king> ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 7 [Vol. 3, 38], kenning 1)

Svǫlnis salpenningi. — ‘the penny of the hall of Svǫlnir <= Óðinn>. ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 12 [Vol. 3, 46], kenning 1)

mána reiðar Ræs — ‘a moon of the chariot of Rær <sea-king> ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 12 [Vol. 3, 46], kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Víga-Glúms saga 10 (Brúsi Hallason, Lausavísa, 1), kenning 6)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar 47 (Egill Skallagrímsson, Hǫfuðlausn, 14), kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar 10 (Egill Skallagrímsson, Lausavísur, 6), kenning 5)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar 126 (Egill Skallagrímsson, Skjaldardrápa, 1), kenning 1)

seilhimin — ‘the strap-sky ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 10 [Vol. 3, 96], kenning 1)

borðs hlífar — ‘of the board of defence ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 12 [Vol. 3, 101], kenning 3)

gunnborðs — ‘of the battle-board ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 1. Hákonardrápa, 1 [Vol. 1, 279], kenning 3)

geirvaðils, — ‘of the spear-ford, ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 1. Hákonardrápa, 1 [Vol. 1, 279], kenning 5)

byrgis bǫðvar, — ‘of the fence of battle, ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 4 [Vol. 1, 287], kenning 4)

rauðmána bóga Heðins — ‘of the red moon of the arm of Heðinn <legendary hero> ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 6 [Vol. 1, 290], kenning 4)

rógsegl — ‘the strife-sail ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 6 [Vol. 1, 290], kenning 5)

segli Hlakkar; — ‘the sail of Hlǫkk <valkyrie>; ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 7 [Vol. 1, 291], kenning 10)

garðs geira — ‘of the fence of spears ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 14 [Vol. 1, 301], kenning 2)

rauðbríkar móts Hlakkar — ‘of the red board of the meeting of Hlǫkk <valkyrie> ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 15 [Vol. 1, 303], kenning 2)

geirbrúar — ‘of the spear-bridge ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 15 [Vol. 1, 303], kenning 6)

ímunborðs — ‘of the battle-board, ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 16 [Vol. 1, 304], kenning 3)

geirbríkar — ‘of the spear-board ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 17 [Vol. 1, 305], kenning 2)

veggjar Heðins — ‘of the wall of Heðinn <legendary hero> ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 22 [Vol. 1, 309], kenning 6)

geirrásar garð — ‘of the fence of the spear-onslaught ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 27 [Vol. 1, 317], kenning 2)

teinlautar — ‘of the sword-dale ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 29 [Vol. 1, 319], kenning 8)

hjǫrlautar, — ‘of the sword-dale, ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 30 [Vol. 1, 321], kenning 3)

ranni Sǫrla — ‘a house of Sǫrli <legendary hero> ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 30 [Vol. 1, 321], kenning 4)

segl Hildar — ‘Hildr’s <valkyrie’s> sail ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 2. Fragments, 4 [Vol. 3, 155], kenning 1)

sólar skipa — ‘of the ships’ sun ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 2. Fragments, 5 [Vol. 3, 156], kenning 3)

bliksólar; — ‘of the gleam-sun; ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 2. Fragments, 6 [Vol. 3, 157], kenning 4)

steindrar borgar mundriða, — ‘of the stained stronghold of the sword-hilt ’ - SHIELD
    (7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 48 [Vol. 7, 46-7], kenning 2)

garðs oddhríðar — ‘of the yard of the point-storm ’ - SHIELD
    (7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 50 [Vol. 7, 48], kenning 7)

rǫðuls barðraukns. — ‘of the sun of the prow-ox.’ - SHIELD
    (7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 53 [Vol. 7, 50], kenning 5)

skýs víga, — ‘of the cloud of battle ’ - SHIELD
    (7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 68 [Vol. 7, 62-3], kenning 3)

folktjald — ‘the battle-tent ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Einarr Skúlason, 4. Haraldssonakvæði (?), 1 [Vol. 2, 549], kenning 2)

ský hildar — ‘the cloud of battle ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Einarr Skúlason, 7. Runhenda, 7 [Vol. 2, 556], kenning 2)

Garð styrjar — ‘The enclosure of strife ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Einarr Skúlason, 7. Runhenda, 8 [Vol. 2, 556-7], kenning 2)

meginhurðar Gauts, — ‘of Gautr’s <= Óðinn’s> mighty door, ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 1. Øxarflokkr, 1 [Vol. 3, 141], kenning 3)

ræfrs Róða — ‘of Róði’s <sea-king’s> roof ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 1. Øxarflokkr, 2 [Vol. 3, 142], kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Heiðarvíga saga 4 (Eiríkr viðsjá, Lausavísur, 1), kenning 4)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Heiðarvíga saga 10 (Eiríkr viðsjá, Lausavísur, 2), kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Heiðarvíga saga 15 (Eiríkr viðsjá, Lausavísur, 5), kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Heiðarvíga saga 16 (Eiríkr viðsjá, Lausavísur, 6), kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Heiðarvíga saga 16 (Eiríkr viðsjá, Lausavísur, 6), kenning 3)

randvallar — ‘of the rim-plain ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 33. Eyjólfr dáðaskáld, Bandadrápa, 1 [Vol. 1, 456], kenning 5)

stafns hrafna fletbalkar — ‘of the house-partition of the horses of the stem. ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 33. Eyjólfr dáðaskáld, Bandadrápa, 2 [Vol. 1, 457], kenning 8)

Virfils vala garð- — ‘of the enclosure of the horses of Virfill <sea-king> ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 33. Eyjólfr dáðaskáld, Bandadrápa, 4 [Vol. 1, 461], kenning 3)

nesi sverða; — ‘the headland of swords; ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 13. Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, 1. Hákonarmál, 7 [Vol. 1, 182], kenning 3)

himni randar; — ‘the sky of the shield-rim; ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 13. Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, 1. Hákonarmál, 8 [Vol. 1, 183], kenning 1)

gunnborð — ‘the battle-board ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 13. Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, 3. Lausavísur, 2 [Vol. 1, 216], kenning 6)

Valgrindar — ‘of the slaughter-gate, ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 13. Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, 3. Lausavísur, 4 [Vol. 1, 219], kenning 4)

kjóls Ullar — ‘of the ship of Ullr <god> ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 13. Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, 3. Lausavísur, 9 [Vol. 1, 228], kenning 4)

Hlakkar borðs, — ‘of Hlǫkk’s <valkyrie> board, ’ - SHIELD
    (7. Gamli kanóki, 1. Harmsól, 14 [Vol. 7, 86-7], kenning 2)

gunntjalds — ‘of the battle-tent ’ - SHIELD
    (7. Gamli kanóki, 1. Harmsól, 42 [Vol. 7, 109-10], kenning 5)

skriptar jǫru — ‘of the icon of battle ’ - SHIELD
    (7. Gamli kanóki, 1. Harmsól, 44 [Vol. 7, 112-13], kenning 5)

margan baugvang — ‘many a ring-meadow ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Gísl Illugason, 1. Erfikvæði about Magnús berfœttr, 12 [Vol. 2, 424-5], kenning 1)

foldar eggjar mækis — ‘of the land of the blade of the sword ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 15. Glúmr Geirason, 2. Gráfeldardrápa, 3 [Vol. 1, 251], kenning 6)

garðs sóta Glamma, — ‘of the fence of the steed of Glammi <sea-king>, ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 15. Glúmr Geirason, 2. Gráfeldardrápa, 11 [Vol. 1, 260], kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Droplaugarsona saga 4 (Grímr Droplaugarson, Lausavísur, 3), kenning 9)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Njáls saga 7 (Gunnarr Hámundarson, Lausavísur, 3) — Gunnarr, kenning 4)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Njáls saga 29 (Gunnarr Hámundarson, Lausavísur, 14) — Gunnarr (dead), kenning 5)

glæstum himni Gǫndlar — ‘the shining heaven of Gǫndul <valkyrie> ’ - SHIELD
    (8. Breta saga 34 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá II, 34) [Vol. 8, 164], kenning 3)

Sveigðis sal — ‘of the hall of Sveigðir <= Óðinn>, ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 12. Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 5 [Vol. 1, 163], kenning 7)

hámána nadds — ‘of the high moon of the spear ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 12. Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 6 [Vol. 1, 164], kenning 8)

Bríkar bǫð — ‘of the battle-board ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 12. Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 7 [Vol. 1, 166], kenning 7)

rennu randhvéls; — ‘of the rush of the rim-wheel; ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 54. Hallar-Steinn, 1. Rekstefja, 1 [Vol. 1, 897], kenning 4)

skjaldar linna ský — ‘of the cloud of the snakes of the shield, ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 54. Hallar-Steinn, 1. Rekstefja, 1 [Vol. 1, 897], kenning 6)

stétthrings — ‘of the path-sword. ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 54. Hallar-Steinn, 1. Rekstefja, 12 [Vol. 1, 910], kenning 3)

Skǫglar borðs skelfihríðar ský — ‘of the cloud of the terrifying storm of the board of Skǫgul <valkyrie>. ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 54. Hallar-Steinn, 1. Rekstefja, 29 [Vol. 1, 930], kenning 2)

Skǫglar borðs — ‘of the board of Skǫgul <valkyrie>. ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 54. Hallar-Steinn, 1. Rekstefja, 29 [Vol. 1, 930], kenning 4)

hauðrs Þriðja — ‘of the land of Þriði <= Óðinn> ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 34. Halldórr ókristni, Eiríksflokkr, 7 [Vol. 1, 482], kenning 2)

Fjǫlnis hróts — ‘of Fjǫlnir’s <= Óðinn’s> roof ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Halldórr skvaldri, 2. Útfarardrápa, 1 [Vol. 2, 484-5], kenning 2)

morðhjóls — ‘of the killing-wheel ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Halldórr skvaldri, 2. Útfarardrápa, 9 [Vol. 2, 490], kenning 2)

vígský*s — ‘of the war-cloud ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, 2. Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 7 [Vol. 1, 411], kenning 2)

himni randar, — ‘the heaven of the rim, ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, 2. Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 7 [Vol. 1, 411], kenning 4)

harðan hnitvegg — ‘the hard clash-wall, ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, 2. Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 7 [Vol. 1, 411], kenning 7)

baugs naddfárs — ‘of the ring of point-harm ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, 2. Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 10 [Vol. 1, 415], kenning 3)

Heðins rekka bekk — ‘of the bench of the champions of Heðinn <legendary hero>. ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, 2. Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 12 [Vol. 1, 418], kenning 3)

randláðs — ‘of the rim-land ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, 2. Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 15 [Vol. 1, 421], kenning 3)

Heita dýrbliks — ‘of the gleam of the beast of Heiti <sea-king> ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, 2. Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 18Hallfreðr [Vol. 1, 425], kenning 4)

breiðan barðmána — ‘the broad prow-moon. ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, 2. Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 26a [Vol. 1, 437], kenning 5)

Ullar ask — ‘Ullr’s <god’s> ship ’ - SHIELD
    (3. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson (biog. vol. 1), Hákonardrápa, 1 [Vol. 3, 215], kenning 4)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Hallfreðar saga 33 (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Lausavísur, 27), kenning 3)

Ullar sundviggs, — ‘of Ullr’s <god’s> sea-horse, ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa, 3 [Vol. 3, 233], kenning 4)

rauðljósa baugjǫrð — ‘the bright red ring-land ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa, 4 [Vol. 3, 235], kenning 3)

valbríkar; — ‘of the slain-plank; ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 7. Hildr Hrólfsdóttir nefju, Lausavísa, 1 [Vol. 1, 139], kenning 3)

fǫgru hlýrtungli — ‘the beautiful prow-moon ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Hofgarða-Refr Gestsson, 5. Fragments, 3 [Vol. 3, 262], kenning 3)

storðar hjaldrdrifs, — ‘of the land of the battle-blizzard, ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Játgeirr Torfason, Lausavísa, 1 [Vol. 2, 652-3], kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Njáls saga 45 (Kári Sǫlmundarson, Lausavísur, 1) — Kári, kenning 4)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Njáls saga 45 (Kári Sǫlmundarson, Lausavísur, 1) — Kári, kenning 7)

borgar hjǫrva — ‘of the stronghold of swords ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Markús Skeggjason, Eiríksdrápa, 30 [Vol. 2, 459], kenning 2)

Baugröst — ‘The ring-path ’ - SHIELD
    (8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 10 (Marmennill, Lausavísur, 5) — Marmennill [Vol. 8, 313], kenning 1)

borðs hildar — ‘of the board of battle ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, 2. Hrynhenda, 8 [Vol. 2, 664-5], kenning 2)

grimmum himni Gǫndlar — ‘fierce sky of Gǫndul <valkyrie>; ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, 2. Hrynhenda, 11 [Vol. 2, 668-9], kenning 4)

geirþorps, — ‘of the spear-settlement, ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 36. Óláfr inn helgi Haraldsson, Lausavísur, 4 [Vol. 1, 521], kenning 4)

gáttar gunnar — ‘of the door of battle ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 5 [Vol. 3, 1012], kenning 2)

tungl bǫðvar — ‘the moon of battle ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 9-10 [Vol. 3, 1017], kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    ([for refence only], kenning 2)

sól gunnar; — ‘the sun of battle; ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 31 [Vol. 3, 1040], kenning 5)

hjól mundriða, — ‘a wheel of the sword, ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 37 [Vol. 3, 1045], kenning 3)

tjaldi Skǫglar; — ‘the tent of Skǫgul <valkyrie>; ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 67 [Vol. 3, 1076], kenning 3)

-Freyr. — ‘The Freyr <god> ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 82 [Vol. 3, 1093], kenning 3)

Beinrangr bǫðvar* jǫkla brík — ‘The bandy-legged of the plank of the glaciers of battle ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Rǫgnvaldr jarl Kali Kolsson, Lausavísur, 13 [Vol. 2, 590-1], kenning 5)

skers gýgjar — ‘of the skerry of the axe ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 37. Sigvatr Þórðarson, 7. Flokkr about Erlingr Skjálgsson, 4 [Vol. 1, 634], kenning 3)

þvergarða glyggs gunnranns, — ‘of the cross-fences of the storm of the battle-hall, ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 37. Sigvatr Þórðarson, 11. Erfidrápa Óláfs helga, 17 [Vol. 1, 685], kenning 3)

gunnranns, — ‘of the battle-hall, ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 37. Sigvatr Þórðarson, 11. Erfidrápa Óláfs helga, 17 [Vol. 1, 685], kenning 5)

skers ógnar — ‘of the skerry of battle ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 37. Sigvatr Þórðarson, 11. Erfidrápa Óláfs helga, 20 [Vol. 1, 689], kenning 2)

þrimu þornheims — ‘of the home of the thorn of battle. ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 37. Sigvatr Þórðarson, 10. Knútsdrápa, 5 [Vol. 1, 656], kenning 2)

sigmána, — ‘of the battle-moon, ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 37. Sigvatr Þórðarson, 2. Nesjavísur, 4 [Vol. 1, 562], kenning 4)

Jalks brík — ‘of the plank of Jálkr <= Óðinn> ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 37. Sigvatr Þórðarson, 6. Poem about Erlingr Skjálgsson, 1 [Vol. 1, 628], kenning 2)

folkveggs — ‘of the battle-wall ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 37. Sigvatr Þórðarson, 1. Víkingarvísur, 10 [Vol. 1, 548], kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Njáls saga 44 (Skarpheðinn Njálsson, Lausavísur, 11) — Skarpheðinn (dead), kenning 6)

Reifnis ræfr — ‘of the roof of Reifnir <sea-king> ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Skúli Þorsteinsson, 1. Poem about Svǫlðr, 4 [Vol. 3, 364], kenning 2)

bauglands — ‘of the shield-boss land ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Sneglu-Halli, Lausavísur, 5 [Vol. 2, 326-7], kenning 2)

þilju ilja Hrungnis — ‘of the plank of Hrungnir’s <giant’s> foot-soles ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 30 [Vol. 3, 1136], kenning 3)

vígfoldar, — ‘of the war-land, ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 30 [Vol. 3, 1136], kenning 6)

skýs snarvinda lindar — ‘of the cloud of the biting winds of the linden-spear ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 32 [Vol. 3, 1138], kenning 2)

tjald meyjar Hǫgna. — ‘the tent of Hǫgni’s <legendary hero’s> daughter. ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 49 [Vol. 3, 1158], kenning 2)

grindar Þundar — ‘of Þundr’s <= Óðinn’s> gate ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 58 [Vol. 3, 1167], kenning 5)

gunnveggs — ‘of the battle-wall ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 61 [Vol. 3, 1171], kenning 9)

grundar Hrundar; — ‘of the ground of Hrund <valkyrie>; ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 61 [Vol. 3, 1171], kenning 11)

sóknvallar; — ‘of the attack-meadow; ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 61 [Vol. 3, 1171], kenning 13)

lands fleina; — ‘of the land of spears; ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 65 [Vol. 3, 1177], kenning 5)

grundar lauka Mistar — ‘of the ground of Mist’s <valkyrie’s> leeks ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 85 [Vol. 3, 1196], kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Stjǫrnu-Odda draumr 11 (Stjǫrnu-Oddi Helgason, Geirviðardrápa, 6), kenning 4)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (4. Sturla Bárðarson, Lausavísur, 1, kenning 3)

skýs ógnar. — ‘of the cloud of terror. ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 4. Hákonarflokkr, 5 [Vol. 2, 749-50], kenning 2)

geirbrúar — ‘of the spear-bridge ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 4. Hákonarflokkr, 10 [Vol. 2, 754], kenning 4)

himin Gauts — ‘the sky of Gautr <= Óðinn> ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 2. Hákonarkviða, 17 [Vol. 2, 712], kenning 2)

ský böðvar — ‘the cloud of battle ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 2. Hákonarkviða, 17 [Vol. 2, 712], kenning 5)

berum knerri áss örvar, — ‘the bare ship of the god of the arrow, ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 2. Hákonarkviða, 20 [Vol. 2, 714], kenning 2)

vegg Svölnis — ‘the wall of Svǫlnir <= Óðinn> ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 2. Hákonarkviða, 20 [Vol. 2, 714], kenning 5)

Óþrotlig sól brimreiðar — ‘The unceasing sun of the surf-chariot ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 3. Hrafnsmál, 3 [Vol. 2, 729-30], kenning 4)

egghríðar ský- — ‘of the cloud of the edge-storm ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 3. Hrafnsmál, 20 [Vol. 2, 744-5], kenning 5)

fars Ullar — ‘of the ship of Ullr <god> ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 1. Hrynhenda, 15 [Vol. 2, 692-3], kenning 5)

Gymis vagna mót — ‘of the clash of the wagons of Gymir <sea-giant> ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 19. Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 2 [Vol. 1, 341], kenning 5)

seilar sól — ‘of the sun of the strap ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 19. Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 4 [Vol. 1, 345], kenning 6)

sævar viggja* vegg*s — ‘of the wall of the horses of the sea ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 19. Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 6 [Vol. 1, 348], kenning 7)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Víga-Glúms saga 4 (Víga-Glúmr Eyjólfsson, Lausavísur, 4), kenning 5)

skips Ullar — ‘of Ullr’s <god’s> ship ’ - SHIELD
    (2. Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, 6. Fragments, 3 [Vol. 2, 161-2], kenning 2)

brú gunnveggjar ... — ‘for the bridge of the battle-wall ... ’ - SHIELD
    (3. 1. Þjóðólfr ór Hvini (biog. vol. 1), 1. Haustlǫng, 1 [Vol. 3, 432], kenning 1)

raddkleif — ‘voice-cliff ’ - SHIELD
    (3. 1. Þjóðólfr ór Hvini (biog. vol. 1), 1. Haustlǫng, 1 [Vol. 3, 432], kenning 3)

minni iljabrú Finns fjalla. — ‘my footsole-bridge of the Finnr <Saami> of the mountains. ’ - SHIELD
    (3. 1. Þjóðólfr ór Hvini (biog. vol. 1), 1. Haustlǫng, 13 [Vol. 3, 451], kenning 3)

bifkleif baugs, — ‘the quivering cliff of the shield-boss, ’ - SHIELD
    (3. 1. Þjóðólfr ór Hvini (biog. vol. 1), 1. Haustlǫng, 13 [Vol. 3, 451], kenning 5)

Ímunfǫlr íss randa — ‘The battle-pale ice of shield-rims ’ - SHIELD
    (3. 1. Þjóðólfr ór Hvini (biog. vol. 1), 1. Haustlǫng, 17 [Vol. 3, 457], kenning 1)

holmi randar. — ‘the island of the shield-rim. ’ - SHIELD
    (3. 1. Þjóðólfr ór Hvini (biog. vol. 1), 1. Haustlǫng, 18 [Vol. 3, 459], kenning 5)

garði Geitis. — ‘the fence of Geitir <sea-king>. ’ - SHIELD
    (3. 1. Þjóðólfr ór Hvini (biog. vol. 1), 1. Haustlǫng, 20 [Vol. 3, 461], kenning 5)

bifkleif baugs, — ‘the quivering cliff of the shield-boss, ’ - SHIELD
    (3. 1. Þjóðólfr ór Hvini (biog. vol. 1), 1. Haustlǫng, 20 [Vol. 3, 461], kenning 6)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Heiðarvíga saga 7 (Þorbjǫrn Brúnason, Lausavísur, 3), kenning 3)

Gripnis ríðviggs gnapsólar — ‘of the jutting sun of the riding horse of Gripnir <sea-king> ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 3. Þorbjǫrn hornklofi, 1. Glymdrápa, 1 [Vol. 1, 75], kenning 8)

jarðar Gunnar — ‘of the land of Gunnr <valkyrie> ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 50. Þorfinnr munnr, Lausavísur, 1 [Vol. 1, 845], kenning 2)

ins harða garðs randar; — ‘of the tough enclosure of the shield-rim; ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 50. Þorfinnr munnr, Lausavísur, 2 [Vol. 1, 847], kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Njáls saga 27 (Þorkell elfaraskáld, Lausavísa, 1), kenning 7)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    ([error: assigned as individual verse to a vol > 4], kenning 7)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    ([error: assigned as individual verse to a vol > 4], kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    ([error: assigned as individual verse to a vol > 4], kenning 3)

elfar skíðs sólar — ‘of the sun of the ski of the river ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 17. Þorvaldr Hjaltason, Lausavísur, 1 [Vol. 1, 271], kenning 7)

gǫtu gunnvita. — ‘of the path of the battle-beacon. ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 51. Þórarinn loftunga, 2. Tøgdrápa, 8 [Vol. 1, 862], kenning 5)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Eyrbyggja saga 4 (Þórarinn svarti máhlíðingr Þórólfsson, Máhlíðingavísur, 2), kenning 5)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Eyrbyggja saga 7 (Þórarinn svarti máhlíðingr Þórólfsson, Máhlíðingavísur, 5), kenning 4)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Eyrbyggja saga 9 (Þórarinn svarti máhlíðingr Þórólfsson, Máhlíðingavísur, 7), kenning 5)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Eyrbyggja saga 9 (Þórarinn svarti máhlíðingr Þórólfsson, Máhlíðingavísur, 7), kenning 7)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Eyrbyggja saga 13 (Þórarinn svarti máhlíðingr Þórólfsson, Máhlíðingavísur, 11), kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Eyrbyggja saga 15 (Þórarinn svarti máhlíðingr Þórólfsson, Máhlíðingavísur, 13), kenning 5)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Eyrbyggja saga 15 (Þórarinn svarti máhlíðingr Þórólfsson, Máhlíðingavísur, 13), kenning 8)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SHIELD
    (5. Eyrbyggja saga 19 (Þórarinn svarti máhlíðingr Þórólfsson, Máhlíðingavísur, 17), kenning 9)

lindar láð — ‘of the land of the linden spear ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 35. Þórðr Kolbeinsson, Eiríksdrápa, 6 [Vol. 1, 497], kenning 5)

látrs sigðis — ‘of the lair of the sword ’ - SHIELD
    (3. Þórðr mauraskáld, Fragment, 1 [Vol. 3, 475], kenning 5)

nausta blakks hlémána — ‘of the shielding moon of the horse of boathouses ’ - SHIELD
    (1. 14. Þórðr Særeksson (Sjáreksson), 1. Þórálfs drápa Skólmssonar, 1 [Vol. 1, 237], kenning 9)

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