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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

sigrmeyjar — ‘the victory-maidens ’ - VALKYRIES
    (1. Anonymous Lausavísur, 6. Lausavísur from Styrbjarnar þáttr Svíakappa, 1attributed to a monster [Vol. 1, 1076], kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - VALKYRIES
    (5. Njáls saga 53 (Anonymous Poems, Darraðarljóð, 1), kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - VALKYRIES
    (5. Njáls saga 62 (Anonymous Poems, Darraðarljóð, 10), kenning 1)

geirvífa, — ‘of spear-women, ’ - VALKYRIES
    (1. 12. Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 8 [Vol. 1, 168], kenning 7)

fleiri tróður grjóts Hjaðninga. — ‘other poles of the stones of the Hjaðningar <Heðinn and his followers>. ’ - VALKYRIES
    (3. 54. Hallar-Steinn (biog. vol. 1), Fragments, 4 [Vol. 3, 205], kenning 3)

meyja Viðris. — ‘of Viðrir’s <= Óðinn’s> maidens. ’ - VALKYRIES
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 73 [Vol. 3, 1082], kenning 4)

Svǫlnis Vára — ‘of Svǫlnir’s <= Óðinn’s> Várs <goddesses> ’ - VALKYRIES
    (2. Rǫgnvaldr jarl Kali Kolsson, Lausavísur, 13 [Vol. 2, 590-1], kenning 3)

dísir hlýrna mans Högna — ‘the dísir <minor female deities> of the sun and moon of Hǫgni’s <legendary hero’s> girl ’ - VALKYRIES
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 2. Hákonarkviða, 22 [Vol. 2, 715-16], kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - VALKYRIES
    (5. Víga-Glúms saga 6 (Víga-Glúmr Eyjólfsson, Lausavísur, 6), kenning 4)

[edition and translation unpublished] - VALKYRIES
    (5. Heiðarvíga saga 7 (Þorbjǫrn Brúnason, Lausavísur, 3), kenning 9)

[edition and translation unpublished] - VALKYRIES
    (5. Eyrbyggja saga 35 (Þormóðr Trefilsson, Hrafnsmál, 5), kenning 3)

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