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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

WINTER (10)

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[edition and translation unpublished] - WINTER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[edition and translation unpublished] - WINTER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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