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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

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kennings for WEAPON

sút hattar Herjans … — ‘the sorrow of Herjann’s <= Óðinn’s> hat … ’ - WEAPON
    (3. Anonymous Lausavísur, 4. Stanzas from the Third Grammatical Treatise, 12 [Vol. 3, 545], kenning 6)

[edition and translation unpublished] - WEAPON
    (4. Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Guðmundar saga biskups A, 2, kenning 4)

skóðs rimmu. — ‘of battle’s dangerous tool.’ - WEAPON
    (2. Anonymous Poems, 3. Poem about Magnús lagabœtir, 3 [Vol. 2, 811], kenning 3)

hræskóðs — ‘of the corpse-scathe ’ - WEAPON
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Líknarbraut, 34 [Vol. 7, 266-8], kenning 4)

[edition and translation unpublished] - WEAPON
    (5. Bjarnar saga Hítdœlakappa 16 (Bjǫrn Hítdœlakappi Arngeirsson, Lausavísur, 12), kenning 2)

dýrum Garmi bliksólar; — ‘the splendid Garmr <dog> of the gleam-sun; ’ - WEAPON
    (3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 2. Fragments, 6 [Vol. 3, 157], kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - WEAPON
    (5. Gísla saga Súrssonar 22 (Gísli Súrsson, Lausavísur, 19), kenning 7)

[edition and translation unpublished] - WEAPON
    ([error: assigned as individual verse to a vol > 4], kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - WEAPON
    (5. Njáls saga 11 (Gunnarr Hámundarson, Lausavísur, 7) — Gunnarr, kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - WEAPON
    (5. Grettis saga Ásmundarsonar 4 (Ǫnundr Ófeigsson, Lausavísur, 3) — Önundr, kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - WEAPON
    (5. Njáls saga 3 (Unnr Marðardóttir, Lausavísur, 3) — Unnr, kenning 9)

[edition and translation unpublished] - WEAPON
    (5. Eyrbyggja saga 3 (Þórarinn svarti máhlíðingr Þórólfsson, Máhlíðingavísur, 1), kenning 2)

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