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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

SKY (18)

kennings for SKY

víðu tjaldi skýranna*. — ‘the wide awning of cloud-halls.’ - SKY
    (1. Anonymous Poems, 3. Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar, 28 [Vol. 1, 1059], kenning 4)

salþaks, — ‘of the roof of the earth ’ - SKY
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 8 [Vol. 3, 91], kenning 6)

skála heims — ‘of the world’s hall ’ - SKY
    (3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 2. Fragments, 1 [Vol. 3, 151], kenning 2)

hofs moldar — ‘of the temple of the ground ’ - SKY
    (3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 3. Lausavísur, 13 [Vol. 3, 176], kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SKY
    (5. Gunnlaugs saga ormstungu 13 (Gunnlaugr ormstunga Illugason, Lausavísur, 8), kenning 1)

veg sólar … — ‘the path of the sun … ’ - SKY
    (1. 54. Hallar-Steinn, 1. Rekstefja, 10 [Vol. 1, 908], kenning 3)

veg sólar … — ‘the path of the sun … ’ - SKY
    (1. 54. Hallar-Steinn, 1. Rekstefja, 13 [Vol. 1, 911], kenning 3)

veg sólar … — ‘the path of the sun … ’ - SKY
    (1. 54. Hallar-Steinn, 1. Rekstefja, 16 [Vol. 1, 915], kenning 6)

veg sólar … — ‘the path of the sun … ’ - SKY
    (1. 54. Hallar-Steinn, 1. Rekstefja, 19 [Vol. 1, 919], kenning 2)

veg sólar … — ‘the path of the sun … ’ - SKY
    (1. 54. Hallar-Steinn, 1. Rekstefja, 22 [Vol. 1, 922], kenning 5)

jaðri sólar — ‘the borderland of the sun ’ - SKY
    (1. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, 2. Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 13 [Vol. 1, 419], kenning 1)

Norðra niðbyrði. — ‘the burden of the kin of Norðri <dwarf>. ’ - SKY
    (1. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, 2. Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 26a [Vol. 1, 437], kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SKY
    ([error: assigned as individual verse to a vol > 4], kenning 1)

skauti heims. — ‘the cover of the world. ’ - SKY
    (8. Hjálmþés saga ok Ǫlvis 28 (Hjálmþér Ingason, Lausavísur, 9) — Hjálmþér [Vol. 8, 520], kenning 1)

varðkeri glyggs, — ‘of the guarding-vessel of the storm, ’ - SKY
    (1. 37. Sigvatr Þórðarson, 7. Flokkr about Erlingr Skjálgsson, 4 [Vol. 1, 634], kenning 6)

gránserks Mána — ‘of the grey-shirt of Máni (‘Moon’) ’ - SKY
    (3. Skúli Þorsteinsson, 2. Lausavísa, 1 [Vol. 3, 367], kenning 2)

ferli mána; — ‘the track of the moon; ’ - SKY
    (1. 24. Þorleifr jarlsskáld Rauðfeldarson, 1. Poem about Hákon, 1 [Vol. 1, 369], kenning 1)

hǫll hára fjalla — ‘the hall of the high mountains ’ - SKY
    (1. 35. Þórðr Kolbeinsson, Eiríksdrápa, 8 [Vol. 1, 500], kenning 2)

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