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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.

9134 kennings from 2969 verses.

generic named grouped

Sveinn (21)

kennings for Sveinn

Liðfár sonr Hôkonar — ‘The poorly supported son of Hákon ’ -
    (Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal, 27, kenning 1)

sonr Knúts — ‘Knútr’s son ’ -
    (Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal, 32, kenning 2)

fljótmælts vinar Jóta — ‘of the swift-spoken friend of the Jótar ’ - DANISH KING
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Haraldsdrápa, 4, kenning 1)

bróður Bjarnar — ‘of Bjǫrn’s brother, ’ -
    (Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Magnússdrápa, 14, kenning 1)

Lofsnjallr hrafngrennir, — ‘The praise-keen raven-feeder, ’ - WARRIOR
    (Halli stirði, Flokkr, 2, kenning 1)

ætt Eireks — ‘the kinsman of Eiríkr ’ -
    (Sigvatr Þórðarson, Austrfararvísur, 19, kenning 1)

fylkis Dana. — ‘of the ruler of the Danes. ’ -
    (Sigvatr Þórðarson, Knútsdrápa, 7, kenning 2)

reiðr atseti Hleiðrar — ‘the furious resident of Lejre ’ - DANISH KING
    (Steinn Herdísarson, Nizarvísur, 2, kenning 2)

annan sveigjanda látrs linns. — ‘the other bender of the snake’s lair. ’ - GENEROUS MAN
    (Steinn Herdísarson, Nizarvísur, 6, kenning 3)

Allvaldr Dana — ‘The mighty ruler of the Danes ’ -
    (Steinn Herdísarson, Nizarvísur, 7, kenning 1)

arfi Ulfs — ‘Úlfr’s heir ’ -
    (Steinn Herdísarson, Óláfsdrápa, 7, kenning 1)

[Baldr] brynþings — ‘[The Baldr <god>] of the byrnie-assembly ’ - WARRIOR
    (Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, Lausavísur, 3, kenning 1)

linns láðbrjótr, — ‘the breaker of the land of the snake ’ - GENEROUS MAN
    (Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, Lausavísur, 3, kenning 5)

son Alfífu — ‘Ælfgifu’s son ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, Magnússflokkr, 3, kenning 2)

nýtum nefa Knúts — ‘for the capable nephew of Knútr ’ -
    (Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, Magnússflokkr, 15, kenning 1)

hraustum fœði døkks hrafns — ‘the bold feeder of the dark raven ’ - WARRIOR
    (Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, Sexstefja, 16, kenning 1)

konungs Jóta — ‘of the king of the Jótar ’ - DANISH KING
    (Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, Sexstefja, 16, kenning 2)

Inn ítri gramr Jóta — ‘The splendid ruler of the Jótar ’ - DANISH KING
    (Þorleifr jarlsskáld Rauðfeldarson, Drápa about Sveinn tjúguskegg, 1, kenning 1)

Fengsæll þengill Dana — ‘The booty-blessed lord of the Danes ’ - DANISH KING
    (Þorleikr fagri, Flokkr about Sveinn Úlfsson, 4, kenning 1)

Óskmǫgr Ulfs, — ‘Úlfr’s beloved son, ’ -
    (Þorleikr fagri, Flokkr about Sveinn Úlfsson, 5, kenning 1)

dróttni seggja — ‘the lord of men ’ - KING
    (Þorleikr fagri, Flokkr about Sveinn Úlfsson, 9, kenning 1)

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