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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

Vagn (11)

kennings for Vagn

hauklyndum syni Áka. — ‘to the hawk-tempered son of Áki. ’ -
    (Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 8, kenning 1)

sá frœkn Hamðis faldruðr — ‘brave bush of the hood of Hamðir <legendary hero> to ’ - WARRIOR
    (Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 14, kenning 1)

meiðr hringa — ‘the tree of rings ’ - MAN
    (Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 14, kenning 3)

arfþegi Áka — ‘ the heir of Áki ’ -
    (Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 28, kenning 3)

inn ríki sonr Áka, — ‘the powerful son of Áki, ’ -
    (Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 29, kenning 1)

menbroti — ‘the neck-ring-breaker ’ - GENEROUS MAN
    (Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 42, kenning 2)

hauklyndan son Áka; — ‘the hawk-tempered son of Áki; ’ -
    (Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 42, kenning 4)

‘Yggjar élsvellandi, — ‘‘Sweller of the storm of Yggr <= Óðinn>, ’ - WARRIOR
    (Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 43, kenning 2)

ungr Ullr egghríðar — ‘the young Ullr <god> of the blade-storm ’ - WARRIOR
    (Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 43, kenning 4)

ǫrlyndr Ullr þrymu randa — ‘the brave Ullr <god> of the thunder of shields ’ - WARRIOR
    (Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 45, kenning 1)

þess eyðis undglóða; — ‘of that destroyer of wound-embers; ’ - WARRIOR
    (Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa, 12, kenning 1)

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