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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

RIVER (9)

kennings for RIVER

dreyra frumseyris fljóða, — ‘the blood of the foremost harasser of women, ’ - RIVER
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 5 [Vol. 3, 85], kenning 4)

varra Nǫnnu — ‘of the waters of Nanna <female mythical being> ’ - RIVER
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 6 [Vol. 3, 87], kenning 2)

mǫrk háfs — ‘the borderland of the fish trap ’ - RIVER
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 7 [Vol. 3, 89], kenning 2)

málhvettan byr markar; — ‘the chattering wind of the borderland; ’ - RIVER
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 7 [Vol. 3, 89], kenning 3)

hreggi hǫggvin* fellihryn fjalla — ‘the storm-blasted toppling-noise of the mountains ’ - RIVER
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 7 [Vol. 3, 89], kenning 6)

snerriblóð Mǫrnar — ‘the rushing blood of Mǫrn <female mythical being> ’ - RIVER
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 8 [Vol. 3, 91], kenning 7)

sverðrunnit fen Fríðar — ‘the sword-filled fen of Fríðr <female mythical being> ’ - RIVER
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 9 [Vol. 3, 95], kenning 3)

Hretviðri blásin hrǫnn áss — ‘The tempest-blown wave of the ridge ’ - RIVER
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 9 [Vol. 3, 95], kenning 4)

skafls jarðar hauðrs run* — ‘of the stream of the land of the snow-drift of the earth, ’ - RIVER
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 9 [Vol. 3, 95], kenning 8)

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