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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

SPEAR (14)

kennings for SPEAR

hræsíldar. — ‘of the corpse-herring. ’ - SPEAR
    (8. Anonymous Poems, Krákumál, 13 [Vol. 8, 743], kenning 3)

Flugdreki sára — ‘The flying dragon of wounds ’ - SPEAR
    (8. Anonymous Poems, Krákumál, 21 [Vol. 8, 760], kenning 3)

vöndr Viðris — ‘the staff of Viðrir <= Óðinn> ’ - SPEAR
    (8. Anonymous Poems, Krákumál, 27 [Vol. 8, 772], kenning 2)

it dýra reyr dylgju — ‘the precious reed of enmity ’ - SPEAR
    (1. Anonymous Poems, 3. Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar, 18 [Vol. 1, 1049], kenning 1)

it bezta blóðkerti, — ‘the best blood-candle, ’ - SPEAR
    (2. Ármóðr, Lausavísur, 1 [Vol. 2, 620-1], kenning 4)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SPEAR
    (5. Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar 27 (Egill Skallagrímsson, Lausavísur, 20), kenning 4)

Hlymþél — ‘The din-file ’ - SPEAR
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 7 [Vol. 3, 89], kenning 5)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SPEAR
    (5. Heiðarvíga saga 15 (Eiríkr viðsjá, Lausavísur, 5), kenning 6)

sótt Jalfaðar — ‘with the illness of Jǫlfuðr <= Óðinn> ’ - SPEAR
    (1. 12. Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 1 [Vol. 1, 157], kenning 7)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SPEAR
    (5. Droplaugarsona saga 1 (Helgi Ásbjarnarson, Lausavísa, 1), kenning 4)

hǫmlu vígs — ‘of the staff of battle ’ - SPEAR
    (2. Markús Skeggjason, Eiríksdrápa, 19 [Vol. 2, 448-9], kenning 1)

Grár regnbogi Hnikars — ‘The grey rainbow of Hnikarr <= Óðinn> ’ - SPEAR
    (2. Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, 2. Hrynhenda, 11 [Vol. 2, 668-9], kenning 3)

blóðorms — ‘of the blood-snake ’ - SPEAR
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 2. Hákonarkviða, 18 [Vol. 2, 712-13], kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SPEAR
    (5. Víga-Glúms saga 8 (Víga-Glúmr Eyjólfsson, Lausavísur, 8), kenning 3)

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