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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.

9237 kennings from 2996 verses.

generic named grouped

MAIL-SHIRT (12)

kennings for MAIL-SHIRT

hjaldrserks — ‘of the war-shirt ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa, 40 [Vol. 7, 205-6], kenning 5)

valserkjar — ‘of the shirt of the slain ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 26 [Vol. 1, 315], kenning 6)

fangs dolga — ‘of the tunic of strife ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (1. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, 2. Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 3 [Vol. 1, 405], kenning 2)

holdbarkar — ‘of flesh-bark ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (1. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, 2. Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 6 [Vol. 1, 409], kenning 5)

meginserkjar baugs naddfárs — ‘of the mighty shirt of the ring of point-harm ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (1. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, 2. Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 10 [Vol. 1, 415], kenning 2)

váðir Hǫgna, — ‘the clothes of Hǫgni <sea-king>, ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (3. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson (biog. vol. 1), Hákonardrápa, 4 [Vol. 3, 219], kenning 2)

bǫðserkjar — ‘of the battle-shirt ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (1. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, 1. Óláfsdrápa, 2 [Vol. 1, 393], kenning 7)

bǫðrakkr nǫkkva bœnar bark — ‘the battle-bold of the bark of the ship of prayer, ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (3. Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa, 6 [Vol. 3, 237], kenning 2)

serks Gǫndlar, — ‘of the shirt of Gǫndul <valkyrie>, ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (1. 37. Sigvatr Þórðarson, 2. Nesjavísur, 7 [Vol. 1, 566], kenning 3)

hringfôum hrynserk Hanga; — ‘his ring-depleted clanging shirt of Hangi <= Óðinn>; ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (1. 19. Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 1 [Vol. 1, 338], kenning 6)

hringofinn serk Sǫrla — ‘the ring-woven shirt of Sǫrli <legendary hero> ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (1. 19. Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 3 [Vol. 1, 343], kenning 5)

fangs * bǫðvar — ‘of the tunic of battle ’ - MAIL-SHIRT
    (1. 19. Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 10 [Vol. 1, 354], kenning 2)

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