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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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 2965 verses.

generic named grouped

WAVES (12)

kennings for WAVES

svanflaugar — ‘swan-flights ’ - WAVES
    (8. Friðþjófs saga ins frœkna 7 (Friðþjófr Þorsteinsson, Lausavísur, 7) — Friðþjófr [Vol. 8, 202], kenning 1)

marfjǫll. — ‘the sea-mountains.’ - WAVES
    (2. Markús Skeggjason, Eiríksdrápa, 31 [Vol. 2, 459-60], kenning 2)

fannir fjarðlinna; — ‘through the snowdrifts of fjord-snakes; ’ - WAVES
    (3. Markús Skeggjason (biog. vol. 2), 3. Lausavísur, 1 [Vol. 3, 296], kenning 2)

gnípur húna. — ‘crags of mastheads. ’ - WAVES
    (3. Markús Skeggjason (biog. vol. 2), 3. Lausavísur, 1 [Vol. 3, 296], kenning 6)

fornar slóðir hafskíða; — ‘the old tracks of ocean-skis; ’ - WAVES
    (3. Markús Skeggjason (biog. vol. 2), 3. Lausavísur, 1 [Vol. 3, 296], kenning 8)

Raustljótar snótir svanvengis — ‘The ugly-voiced women of the swan-meadow ’ - WAVES
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 54 [Vol. 3, 1061], kenning 2)

hríðfeld fjǫll svana — ‘along the stormy mountains of swans ’ - WAVES
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 76 [Vol. 3, 1187], kenning 3)

svanfjalla — ‘of swan-mountains ’ - WAVES
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 83 [Vol. 3, 1194], kenning 4)

fannir Heita — ‘the snowdrifts of Heiti <sea-king> ’ - WAVES
    (3. Styrkárr Oddason, Fragment, 1 [Vol. 3, 395], kenning 2)

élreifar dœtr Ægis, — ‘the storm-happy daughters of Ægir <giant>, ’ - WAVES
    (3. Sveinn, Norðrsetudrápa, 1 [Vol. 3, 399], kenning 1)

Dœtr Hlés — ‘The daughters of Hlér <= Ægir> ’ - WAVES
    (3. Sveinn, Norðrsetudrápa, 3 [Vol. 3, 400], kenning 1)

fjǫllum Fjǫrnis, — ‘the mountains of Fjǫrnir <sea-king>, ’ - WAVES
    (3. 1. Þjóðólfr, Fragment, 1 [Vol. 3, 465], kenning 1)

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