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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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 2964 verses.

generic named grouped

VALKYRIE (35)

kennings for VALKYRIE

Hildr hjaldrs — ‘The Hildr of battle ’ - VALKYRIE
    (1. Anonymous Lausavísur, 6. Lausavísur from Styrbjarnar þáttr Svíakappa, 1attributed to a monster [Vol. 1, 1076], kenning 1)

ósk-Rôn ofþerris æða — ‘the desiring-Rán <goddess> of the excessive drying of veins ’ - VALKYRIE
    (3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 8 [Vol. 3, 39], kenning 1)

hristi-Sif hringa, — ‘the shaking-Sif <goddess> of rings, ’ - VALKYRIE
    (3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 8 [Vol. 3, 39], kenning 3)

Sú bœti-Þrúðr dreyrugra benja — ‘That curing-Þrúðr <goddess> of bloody wounds ’ - VALKYRIE
    (3. Bragi inn gamli Boddason, 1. Ragnarsdrápa, 9 [Vol. 3, 41], kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - VALKYRIE
    (5. Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar 49 (Egill Skallagrímsson, Hǫfuðlausn, 16), kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - VALKYRIE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

vífs odda. — ‘of the woman of weapon-points. ’ - VALKYRIE
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 7 [Vol. 1, 291], kenning 6)

valmey; — ‘the maiden of the battle-slain; ’ - VALKYRIE
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 20 [Vol. 1, 307], kenning 3)

Sôgu dolga. — ‘for the Sága <goddess> of enmity. ’ - VALKYRIE
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 29 [Vol. 1, 319], kenning 4)

Valgrindar Gefnar — ‘of the Gefn <= Freyja> of the slaughter-gate, ’ - VALKYRIE
    (1. 13. Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, 3. Lausavísur, 4 [Vol. 1, 219], kenning 3)

dísar dolgeisu; — ‘of the goddess of the battle-fire; ’ - VALKYRIE
    (1. 15. Glúmr Geirason, 2. Gráfeldardrápa, 3 [Vol. 1, 251], kenning 3)

Sôgu rifjunga — ‘of the Sága <goddess> of swords ’ - VALKYRIE
    (1. 15. Glúmr Geirason, 2. Gráfeldardrápa, 7 [Vol. 1, 256], kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - VALKYRIE
    (5. Njáls saga 29 (Gunnarr Hámundarson, Lausavísur, 14) — Gunnarr (dead), kenning 7)

[edition and translation unpublished] - VALKYRIE
    (5. Njáls saga 29 (Gunnarr Hámundarson, Lausavísur, 14) — Gunnarr (dead), kenning 9)

[edition and translation unpublished] - VALKYRIE
    (5. Gunnlaugs saga ormstungu 5 (Gunnlaugr ormstunga Illugason, Lausavísur, 4), kenning 4)

[edition and translation unpublished] - VALKYRIE
    (5. Gunnlaugs saga ormstungu 9 (Gunnlaugr ormstunga Illugason, Lausavísur, 5), kenning 2)

vífs Mistar. — ‘of the woman of Mist <valkyrie>. ’ - VALKYRIE
    (1. 12. Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 1 [Vol. 1, 157], kenning 3)

Almdrósar — ‘of the bow-woman ’ - VALKYRIE
    (1. 12. Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 2 [Vol. 1, 159], kenning 4)

[edition and translation unpublished] - VALKYRIE
    (5. Hallfreðar saga 27 (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Lausavísur, 23), kenning 3)

sverðmans. — ‘of the sword-girl.’ - VALKYRIE
    (3. Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa, 3 [Vol. 3, 233], kenning 8)

Leiknar odda. — ‘of the Leikn <giantess> of spears.’ - VALKYRIE
    (3. Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa, 6 [Vol. 3, 237], kenning 7)

[edition and translation unpublished] - VALKYRIE
    (5. Gunnlaugs saga ormstungu 15 (Hrafn Ǫnundarson, Lausavísur, 2), kenning 4)

valmeyjar — ‘of the carnage-maiden ’ - VALKYRIE
    ([error: assigned as individual verse to a vol > 4] [Vol. 8, 780], kenning 4)

[edition and translation unpublished] - VALKYRIE
    (5. Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar 1 (Kveldúlfr Bjálfason, Lausavísa, 1) — Kveldúlfr, kenning 4)

Freyju randar. — ‘of the Freyja <goddess> of the shield-rim. ’ - VALKYRIE
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 73 [Vol. 3, 1082], kenning 11)

drósar Yggs — ‘of Yggr’s <= Óðinn’s> woman ’ - VALKYRIE
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 50 [Vol. 3, 1159], kenning 2)

álmdrósar; — ‘of the elm-bow-woman; ’ - VALKYRIE
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 60 [Vol. 3, 1169], kenning 3)

valdrósar. — ‘of the slaughter-woman. ’ - VALKYRIE
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 3. Hrafnsmál, 4 [Vol. 2, 730-1], kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - VALKYRIE
    (5. Heiðarvíga saga 13 (Tindr Hallkelsson, Lausavísur, 1), kenning 4)

[edition and translation unpublished] - VALKYRIE
    (6. 2. Viking Age, 15. Öland, 1Karlevi stone, kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - VALKYRIE
    (5. Víga-Glúms saga 8 (Víga-Glúmr Eyjólfsson, Lausavísur, 8), kenning 6)

[edition and translation unpublished] - VALKYRIE
    (5. Víga-Glúms saga 12 (Víga-Glúmr Eyjólfsson, Lausavísur, 10), kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - VALKYRIE
    (5. Víga-Glúms saga 13 (Víga-Glúmr Eyjólfsson, Lausavísur, 11), kenning 3)

folk-Ránar — ‘of the battle-Rán <goddess> ’ - VALKYRIE
    (1. 24. Þorleifr jarlsskáld Rauðfeldarson, 1. Poem about Hákon, 1 [Vol. 1, 369], kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - VALKYRIE
    (5. Eyrbyggja saga 9 (Þórarinn svarti máhlíðingr Þórólfsson, Máhlíðingavísur, 7), kenning 4)

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