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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.

9042 kennings from 2951 verses.

generic named grouped

WOLF (31)

kennings for WOLF

sækitík sólar — ‘the chasing-bitch of the sun ’ - WOLF
    (8. Ragnars saga loðbrókar 33 (Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Ragnars saga loðbrókar, 3) — Liðsmaðr 2 [Vol. 8, 689], kenning 1)

flagðs fák — ‘of the horse of the trollwoman ’ - WOLF
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Gyðingsvísur, 8 [Vol. 7, 524-5], kenning 3)

Hungrtrauðr Sóti fôlu — ‘The hunger-shunning Sóti <horse> of the troll-woman ’ - WOLF
    (1. Anonymous Poems, 3. Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar, 24 [Vol. 1, 1055], kenning 3)

Ógóðr áttbogi ylgjar — ‘The evil offspring of the she-wolf ’ - WOLF
    (3. Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson (biog. vol. 2), 1. Fragments, 2 [Vol. 3, 4], kenning 1)

aldins, ótams viggs Varðrúnar, — ‘of the old, untamed steed of Varðrún <troll-woman> ’ - WOLF
    (2. Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, 5. Haraldsdrápa, 12 [Vol. 2, 273-4], kenning 5)

allnôttfǫrull marr vífs Yggjar áleggjar — ‘ever prowling by night, the steed of the wife of the Yggr <= Óðinn> of the river-limb ’ - WOLF
    (2. Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, 3. Magnússdrápa, 11 [Vol. 2, 220-1], kenning 2)

gráðgum blakki Geitis — ‘to the greedy horse of Geitir <giant>. ’ - WOLF
    (8. Orms þáttr Stórólfssonar 7 (Ásbjǫrn, Ævikviða, 4) — Ásbjǫrn [Vol. 8, 611], kenning 2)

sóta Gríðar — ‘the steed of Gríðr <giantess> ’ - WOLF
    (1. 52. Bjarni gullbrárskáld Hallbjarnarson, Kálfsflokkr, 1 [Vol. 1, 879], kenning 2)

jór svôru — ‘the horse of the troll-woman ’ - WOLF
    (2. Bjǫrn krepphendi, Magnússdrápa, 3 [Vol. 2, 398-9], kenning 4)

flestan hest flagðs. — ‘many a horse of the troll-woman.’ - WOLF
    (2. Bǫðvarr balti, Sigurðardrápa, 2 [Vol. 2, 534-5], kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - WOLF
    (5. Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar 43 (Egill Skallagrímsson, Hǫfuðlausn, 10), kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - WOLF
    (5. Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar 45 (Egill Skallagrímsson, Hǫfuðlausn, 12), kenning 2)

Glaum gýgjar; — ‘to the Glaumr <horse> of the troll-woman; ’ - WOLF
    (2. Einarr Skúlason, 10. Elfarvísur, 1 [Vol. 2, 566-7], kenning 2)

sámleitum faxa Jarnsǫxu — ‘of Jarnsaxa’s <troll-woman’s> swarthy steed ’ - WOLF
    (3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 2. Fragments, 8 [Vol. 3, 159], kenning 1)

freks gífrskæs — ‘of the ravenous steed of the troll-woman ’ - WOLF
    (2. Einarr Skúlason, 3. Haraldsdrápa II, 1 [Vol. 2, 544-5], kenning 5)

blakk flagðs — ‘the steed of the troll-woman ’ - WOLF
    (3. 48. Gizurr svarti (gullbrárskáld) (biog. vol. 1), Fragment, 1 [Vol. 3, 192], kenning 1)

faxa Imðar — ‘of Imð’s <troll-woman’s> steed ’ - WOLF
    (2. Gísl Illugason, 1. Erfikvæði about Magnús berfœttr, 1 [Vol. 2, 417], kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - WOLF
    (5. Gunnlaugs saga ormstungu 6 (Gunnlaugr ormstunga Illugason, Sigtryggsdrápa, 3), kenning 1)

Grár trǫllmarr — ‘The grey troll-woman’s steed ’ - WOLF
    (1. 54. Hallar-Steinn, 1. Rekstefja, 17 [Vol. 1, 917], kenning 1)

Sóti Sifjar — ‘the Sóti <horse> of Sif <goddess> ’ - WOLF
    (1. 34. Halldórr ókristni, Eiríksflokkr, 5 [Vol. 1, 479], kenning 3)

styggvan, ljótvaxinn hest Leiknar. — ‘the edgy, ugly-grown horse of Leikn <troll-woman>. ’ - WOLF
    (1. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, 1. Óláfsdrápa, 3 [Vol. 1, 394], kenning 2)

blǫkku stóði kveldriðu — ‘the black stud of the evening-rider ’ - WOLF
    (1. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, 1. Óláfsdrápa, 3 [Vol. 1, 394], kenning 3)

Gríðar glað — ‘of the horse of Gríðr <giantess>, ’ - WOLF
    (3. Kormákr Ǫgmundarson (biog. vol. 5), 1. Sigurðardrápa, 4 [Vol. 3, 279], kenning 2)

garms Gauta. — ‘of the hound of Gauti <= Óðinn>.’ - WOLF
    (1. 38. Óttarr svarti, 1. Hǫfuðlausn, 1 [Vol. 1, 741], kenning 2)

ljóthrǫmmuðustum Sóta Leiknar; — ‘the very ugly-pawed Sóti <horse> of Leikn <giantess>; ’ - WOLF
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 64 [Vol. 3, 1072], kenning 1)

vers ylgjar, — ‘of the husband of the she-wolf, ’ - WOLF
    (1. 37. Sigvatr Þórðarson, 11. Erfidrápa Óláfs helga, 27 [Vol. 1, 696], kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - WOLF
    (5. Njáls saga 21 (Skarpheðinn Njálsson, Lausavísur, 5) — Skarpheðinn, kenning 1)

hund hrynsævar hræva — ‘the hound of the roaring sea of corpses ’ - WOLF
    (3. 1. Þjóðólfr ór Hvini (biog. vol. 1), 1. Haustlǫng, 11 [Vol. 3, 447], kenning 2)

fáks Gríðar. — ‘of Gríðr’s <troll-woman’s> steed. ’ - WOLF
    (2. Þorbjǫrn skakkaskáld, Erlingsdrápa, 2 [Vol. 2, 634], kenning 2)

flagðviggs; — ‘of the troll-woman’s steed; ’ - WOLF
    (2. Þorkell Skallason, Valþjófsflokkr, 1 [Vol. 2, 382-3], kenning 2)

ímleitum blakk óls — ‘to the dark-coloured horse of the troll-woman ’ - WOLF
    (2. Þorkell Skallason, Valþjófsflokkr, 1 [Vol. 2, 382-3], kenning 3)

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