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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.

9232 kennings from 2994 verses.

generic named grouped

RAVENS/EAGLES (34)

kennings for RAVENS/EAGLES

[edition and translation unpublished] - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (5. Gunnlaugs saga ormstungu 24 (Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísa from Gunnlaugs saga, 2) — Gunnlaugr to Illugi in a dream, kenning 3)

gǫgl sára — ‘goslings of wounds ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (2. Anonymous Lausavísur, 2. Lausavísur from Haralds saga Sigurðarsonar, 3 [Vol. 2, 817], kenning 1)

valfugla. — ‘carnage-birds. ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (8. Ragnars saga loðbrókar 32 (Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Ragnars saga loðbrókar, 2) — Liðsmaðr 1 [Vol. 8, 687], kenning 1)

bleika* náhauka — ‘pale corpse-hawks ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (8. Anonymous Poems, Krákumál, 12 [Vol. 8, 740], kenning 1)

blóðvali — ‘the blood-falcons ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (8. Anonymous Poems, Krákumál, 24 [Vol. 8, 765], kenning 1)

benja vala — ‘of the falcons of wounds, ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (1. Anonymous Poems, 3. Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar, 27 [Vol. 1, 1058], kenning 4)

hauka Hlakkar — ‘hawks of Hlǫkk <valkyrie> ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (2. Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, 2. Hrynhenda, Magnússdrápa, 14 [Vol. 2, 200-1], kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (5. Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar 44 (Egill Skallagrímsson, Hǫfuðlausn, 11), kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (5. Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar 19 (Egill Skallagrímsson, Lausavísur, 14), kenning 11)

ramma hrægamma; — ‘powerful corpse-birds; ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 29 [Vol. 1, 319], kenning 6)

gollunga benþeyjar — ‘of young hawks of wound-thaw ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (2. Einarr Skúlason, 3. Haraldsdrápa II, 5 [Vol. 2, 548], kenning 2)

blóðvǫlum — ‘the blood-falcons ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (1. 33. Eyjólfr dáðaskáld, Bandadrápa, 1 [Vol. 1, 456], kenning 7)

hróka vals Haddingja — ‘of the cormorants of the chosen of the Haddingjar <legendary heroes> ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (1. 13. Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, 2. Háleygjatal, 9 [Vol. 1, 207], kenning 3)

valgöglum. — ‘to corpse-geese.’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (8. Ketils saga hœngs 34 (Framarr víkingakonungr, Lausavísur, 1) — Framarr [Vol. 8, 587], kenning 1)

gjóðum dísar dolgeisu; — ‘of ospreys of the goddess of the battle-fire; ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (1. 15. Glúmr Geirason, 2. Gráfeldardrápa, 3 [Vol. 1, 251], kenning 2)

hrægeitunga — ‘of carrion-birds ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (1. 34. Halldórr ókristni, Eiríksflokkr, 1 [Vol. 1, 471], kenning 5)

Heita dýrbliks dynsæðinga — ‘of the gulls of the din of the gleam of the beast of Heiti <sea-king> ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (1. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, 2. Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 18Hallfreðr [Vol. 1, 425], kenning 2)

haukum Leiknar odda. — ‘for the hawks of the Leikn <giantess> of spears.’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (3. Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa, 6 [Vol. 3, 237], kenning 6)

Sárgǫgl — ‘Wound-goslings ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (2. Ívarr Ingimundarson, Sigurðarbálkr, 39 [Vol. 2, 524], kenning 1)

nýtinjótar nás — ‘the devourers of the dead ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    ([error: assigned as individual verse to a vol > 4] [Vol. 8, 780], kenning 2)

blágjóða bengjalfrs, — ‘of the dark ospreys of the wound-sea, ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (1. 38. Óttarr svarti, 1. Hǫfuðlausn, 16 [Vol. 1, 761], kenning 2)

haukum hjǫrleiks. — ‘to hawks of sword-play. ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 50 [Vol. 3, 1058], kenning 8)

morðhauka. — ‘of battle-hawks. ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 52 [Vol. 3, 1059], kenning 5)

gagla ógnar — ‘of goslings of battle ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 52 [Vol. 3, 1059], kenning 7)

hauka bǫðvar — ‘of hawks of battle ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 73 [Vol. 3, 1082], kenning 8)

blóðsvara — ‘of blood-birds ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 92 [Vol. 3, 1201], kenning 2)

Valgammar — ‘The corpse-buzzards ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 3. Hrafnsmál, 18 [Vol. 2, 743], kenning 3)

undvala; — ‘of wound-falcons; ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (1. 6. Torf-Einarr Rǫgnvaldsson, Lausavísur, 3 [Vol. 1, 134], kenning 3)

máva* hildar — ‘of the seagulls of battle ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (8. Þjalar-Jóns saga 2 (Þjalar-Jón Svipdagsson, Lausavísur, 2) [Vol. 8, 802], kenning 2)

Haukar hræs — ‘The hawks of the corpse ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (1. 55. Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa, 7 [Vol. 1, 948], kenning 1)

gunnskára — ‘of battle-gulls ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (1. 55. Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa, 11 [Vol. 1, 951], kenning 2)

vákar vals — ‘the buzzard-hawks of the slain ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (2. Þorleikr fagri, Flokkr about Sveinn Úlfsson, 1 [Vol. 2, 313], kenning 5)

[edition and translation unpublished] - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (5. Eyrbyggja saga 12 (Þórarinn svarti máhlíðingr Þórólfsson, Máhlíðingavísur, 10), kenning 1)

blóðhelsingja — ‘of blood-geese ’ - RAVENS/EAGLES
    (1. 35. Þórðr Kolbeinsson, Eiríksdrápa, 5 [Vol. 1, 496], kenning 2)

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