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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.

9233 kennings from 2994 verses.

generic named grouped

GIANTESS (19)

kennings for GIANTESS

brúðar bergjarls — ‘of the wife of the mountain-jarl ’ - GIANTESS
    (3. Anonymous Lausavísur, 3. Stanzas from Snorra Edda, 1 [Vol. 3, 512], kenning 2)

brúðr jóða Aurnis — ‘the bride of Aurnir’s <giant’s> brood ’ - GIANTESS
    (2. Anonymous Lausavísur, 2. Lausavísur from Haralds saga Sigurðarsonar, 8 [Vol. 2, 821-2], kenning 1)

móður jǫtuns — ‘of the giant’s mother ’ - GIANTESS
    (1. Anonymous Poems, 3. Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar, 24 [Vol. 1, 1055], kenning 2)

vífs Yggjar áleggjar — ‘of the wife of the Yggr <= Óðinn> of the river-limb ’ - GIANTESS
    (2. Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, 3. Magnússdrápa, 11 [Vol. 2, 220-1], kenning 3)

brúði mága Sefgrímnis. — ‘the bride of the in-laws of Sefgrímnir <giant>. ’ - GIANTESS
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 5 [Vol. 3, 85], kenning 7)

stophnísu — ‘of the cliff-porpoise ’ - GIANTESS
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 10 [Vol. 3, 96], kenning 6)

kvánar risa; — ‘of the wife of the giant; ’ - GIANTESS
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 14 [Vol. 3, 105], kenning 6)

drósar Hrímnis — ‘of the lady of Hrímnir <giant> ’ - GIANTESS
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 18 [Vol. 3, 115], kenning 6)

Synjar arinbrautar. — ‘of the Syn <goddess> of the hearth-stone-path. ’ - GIANTESS
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 20 [Vol. 3, 119], kenning 3)

sævar beins man — ‘of the maiden of the bone of the sea, ’ - GIANTESS
    (1. 13. Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, 2. Háleygjatal, 2 [Vol. 1, 199], kenning 5)

týs þursa, — ‘of the bondwoman of giants, ’ - GIANTESS
    (1. 13. Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, 3. Lausavísur, 11 [Vol. 1, 230], kenning 5)

dóttir Þjassa, — ‘daughter of Þjazi <giant> ’ - GIANTESS
    (8. Gríms saga loðinkinna 3 (Grímr loðinkinni, Lausavísur, 2) — Grímr [Vol. 8, 292], kenning 1)

kvánar óls mána. — ‘of the wife of the affliction of the moon.’ - GIANTESS
    (1. 12. Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 8 [Vol. 1, 168], kenning 9)

[edition and translation unpublished] - GIANTESS
    (5. Hallfreðar saga 3 (Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Lausavísur, 2), kenning 5)

mær Hrauðungs? — ‘the girl of Hrauðungr <giant> ’ - GIANTESS
    (8. Hjálmþés saga ok Ǫlvis 3 (Hjálmþér Ingason, Lausavísur, 2) — Hjálmþér [Vol. 8, 495], kenning 1)

Sýrar fentanna; — ‘of the Sýr <= Freyja> of fen-teeth; ’ - GIANTESS
    (3. Kormákr Ǫgmundarson (biog. vol. 5), 1. Sigurðardrápa, 1 [Vol. 3, 274], kenning 5)

Freyju bjarga — ‘the Freyja <goddess> of cliffs ’ - GIANTESS
    (8. Ǫrvar-Odds saga 91 (Ǫrvar-Oddr, Ævidrápa, 21) — Oddr [Vol. 8, 903], kenning 1)

Fullǫflug Hildr fjalla — ‘The exceedingly strong Hildr <valkyrie> of the mountains ’ - GIANTESS
    (3. Úlfr Uggason, Húsdrápa, 11 [Vol. 3, 422], kenning 1)

herju Vingnis — ‘of the female follower of Vingnir <giant> ’ - GIANTESS
    (3. 1. Þjóðólfr ór Hvini (biog. vol. 1), 1. Haustlǫng, 19 [Vol. 3, 460], kenning 2)

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