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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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

SPEARS (14)

kennings for SPEARS

skotnaðra — ‘shot-adders ’ - SPEARS
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 7 [Vol. 3, 89], kenning 1)

Dolgráar — ‘Enmity-yard-arms ’ - SPEARS
    (1. 13. Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, 1. Hákonarmál, 2 [Vol. 1, 176], kenning 2)

reyr rauðra benja — ‘reeds of red wounds ’ - SPEARS
    (1. 15. Glúmr Geirason, 3. Lausavísa, 1 [Vol. 1, 266], kenning 4)

[edition and translation unpublished] - SPEARS
    (5. Droplaugarsona saga 4 (Grímr Droplaugarson, Lausavísur, 3), kenning 4)

vígnestr — ‘war-needles ’ - SPEARS
    (1. 12. Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa, 6 [Vol. 1, 164], kenning 3)

Fólknöðrur — ‘Battle-snakes ’ - SPEARS
    (8. Ketils saga hœngs 15 (Ketill hœngr, Lausavísur, 10) — Ketill [Vol. 8, 565], kenning 1)

fáreldingar meginsára — ‘the destructive lightning bolts of great wounds ’ - SPEARS
    (2. Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, 2. Hrynhenda, 11 [Vol. 2, 668-9], kenning 5)

falbrodda, — ‘with socket-points, ’ - SPEARS
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 79 [Vol. 3, 1190], kenning 2)

hrænaðra. — ‘of corpse-adders. ’ - SPEARS
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 79 [Vol. 3, 1190], kenning 3)

elda böðvar-Týs — ‘the fires of the battle-Týr <god> ’ - SPEARS
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 2. Hákonarkviða, 16 [Vol. 2, 711-12], kenning 1)

eisur eggfárs — ‘the flames of blade-wrath ’ - SPEARS
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 2. Hákonarkviða, 16 [Vol. 2, 711-12], kenning 4)

Geigurlig hræleiptr — ‘The frightful corpse-lightnings ’ - SPEARS
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 2. Hákonarkviða, 17 [Vol. 2, 712], kenning 1)

eldingum blóðs. — ‘with flashes of blood.’ - SPEARS
    (2. Sturla Þórðarson, 2. Hákonarkviða, 17 [Vol. 2, 712], kenning 6)

hveiti hræteina — ‘wheat of carrion-twigs ’ - SPEARS
    (2. Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, 4. Sexstefja, 28 [Vol. 2, 143-4], kenning 1)

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