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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

[edition and translation unpublished] - STONES
    (4. Arngrímr ábóti Brandsson, Guðmundardrápa, 31, kenning 2)

hǫrðum herðimýlum vinu Hergauts. — ‘with hard shoulder-lumps of the mistress of Hergautr <= Óðinn>.’ - STONES
    (3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 5 [Vol. 3, 35], kenning 5)

hvélvǫlur Hallar. — ‘the wheel-knuckles of Hǫll <river> ’ - STONES
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 7 [Vol. 3, 89], kenning 4)

djúpakǫrn — ‘the sea-acorns ’ - STONES
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 11 [Vol. 3, 99], kenning 2)

fylvingum hallvallar — ‘by the nuts of the sloping-plain ’ - STONES
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 15 [Vol. 3, 108], kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - STONES
    (5. Bergbúa þáttr 2 (Hallmundr bergbúinn, Hallmundarkviða, 2) — Hallmundr bergbúinn, kenning 4)

jótra heiðar — ‘of the heath’s molars ’ - STONES
    (3. Illugi bryndœlaskáld (biog. vol. 2), Lausavísa, 1 [Vol. 3, 266], kenning 2)

harmi bura Jónakrs — ‘by the pain of the sons of Jónakr ’ - STONES
    (1. 1. Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, 1. Ynglingatal, 19 [Vol. 1, 42], kenning 1)

ofvæg heipt hrísungs — ‘the crushing hatred of the bastard ’ - STONES
    (1. 1. Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, 1. Ynglingatal, 19 [Vol. 1, 42], kenning 2)

beinum foldar. — ‘by the bones of the earth. ’ - STONES
    (1. 1. Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, 1. Ynglingatal, 19 [Vol. 1, 42], kenning 6)

beinum lagar — ‘the bones of the sea ’ - STONES
    (1. 1. Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, 1. Ynglingatal, 23 [Vol. 1, 50], kenning 4)

tanna lagar — ‘of the teeth of the sea ’ - STONES
    (1. 3. Þorbjǫrn hornklofi, 1. Glymdrápa, 2 [Vol. 1, 78], kenning 5)

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