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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.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


kennings for WOUNDS

harðlig herkumbl — ‘hard war tokens ’ - WOUNDS
    (8. Ásmundar saga kappabana 10 (Ásmundr kappabana, Lausavísur, 4) — Ásmundr [Vol. 8, 23], kenning 1)

spor sárelda — ‘tracks of wound-fires ’ - WOUNDS
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 3. Lausavísur, 3 [Vol. 1, 333], kenning 3)

Fet jarna — ‘The steps of iron-weapons ’ - WOUNDS
    (3. Skáldhelgi Þórðarson, Fragment, 1 [Vol. 3, 351], kenning 1)

glugga glæs geðveggjar; — ‘the windows of the clear mind-wall; ’ - WOUNDS
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 50 [Vol. 3, 1159], kenning 8)

spor eggja sverðs — ‘trails of the edges of the sword ’ - WOUNDS
    (1. 19. Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa, 4 [Vol. 1, 345], kenning 4)

djúp spor hríðar Dags ok danskra vápna — ‘the deep tracks of the blizzard of Dagr <legendary king> and of Danish weapons ’ - WOUNDS
    (1. 49. Þormóðr Kolbrúnarskáld (biog. vol. 5), Lausavísur, 24 [Vol. 1, 840], kenning 3)

spor eggja sverðs — ‘tracks of the edges of the sword ’ - WOUNDS
    (1. 35. Þórðr Kolbeinsson, Eiríksdrápa, 15 [Vol. 1, 510], kenning 3)

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