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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

[edition and translation unpublished] - WINTER
    (6. Anonymous Rune Poems, 2. Icelandic Rune Poem, 7, kenning 2)

allan felli orms; — ‘all the serpent’s slayer; ’ - WINTER
    (2. Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, 4. Þorfinnsdrápa, 2 [Vol. 2, 232], kenning 3)

þann trega orms; — ‘that grief of the snake; ’ - WINTER
    (3. Ásgrímr Ketilsson, Poem about Sverrir, 1 [Vol. 3, 14], kenning 2)

Hverja nótt húns — ‘Every bear’s night ’ - WINTER
    (1. 54. Hallar-Steinn, 1. Rekstefja, 13 [Vol. 1, 911], kenning 1)

Þann inn næsta deyði naðra — ‘That next slayer of snakes ’ - WINTER
    (2. Ívarr Ingimundarson, Sigurðarbálkr, 26 [Vol. 2, 517], kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - WINTER
    (6. 3. Middle Ages, 9. Telemark, 2Vinje wall, kenning 1)

galla grjótǫlnis. — ‘the affliction of the stone-mackerel. ’ - WINTER
    (1. 36. Óláfr inn helgi Haraldsson, Lausavísur, 2 [Vol. 1, 518], kenning 3)

sút þvengs leiðar. — ‘during the sorrow of the thong of the path. ’ - WINTER
    (2. Rǫgnvaldr jarl Kali Kolsson, Lausavísur, 27 [Vol. 2, 604-5], kenning 1)

alla ógn naðrs. — ‘throughout the entire terror of the adder. ’ - WINTER
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 83 [Vol. 3, 1194], kenning 5)

galla orms; — ‘during the destruction of the snake; ’ - WINTER
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 83 [Vol. 3, 1194], kenning 7)

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