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 Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.

7999 kennings from 2681 verses.

generic named grouped

HEAD (34)

kennings for HEAD

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (4. Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Kristni saga, 2, kenning 10)

hattarstall — ‘the hat-support ’ - HEAD
    (2. Anonymous Poems, 2. Nóregs konungatal, 18 [Vol. 2, 773-4], kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (8. Orms þáttr Stórólfssonar 4 (Ásbjǫrn, Ævikviða, 1) — Ásbjǫrn, kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (3. Bjarni ...ason, Fragments, 1, kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (3. Bjarni ...ason, Fragments, 2, kenning 4)

borg breiðra brúna — ‘the fortress of broad brows ’ - HEAD
    (1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 28 [Vol. 1, 983], kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (5. Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar 9 (Egill Skallagrímsson, Lausavísur, 5), kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (5. Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar 56 (Egill Skallagrímsson, Lausavísur, 27), kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (5. Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar 57 (Egill Skallagrímsson, Lausavísur, 28), kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (3. Eilífr Goðrúnarson, 1. Þórsdrápa, 15, kenning 4)

grundar brúna — ‘of the land of the brows ’ - HEAD
    (1. 18. Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, 2. Vellekla, 13 [Vol. 1, 299], kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 2. Fragments, 2, kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (3. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), 3. Lausavísur, 12, kenning 5)

harðan stofn svarðar — ‘the hard stump of the scalp ’ - HEAD
    (1. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, 2. Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar, 6 [Vol. 1, 409], kenning 2)

hjalmstall — ‘helmet-support ’ - HEAD
    (2. Haraldr harðráði Sigurðarson, 2. Lausavísur, 14 [Vol. 2, 55-6], kenning 4)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 17, kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 32, kenning 8)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 35, kenning 3)

túnum reikar — ‘the homefields of the hair-parting ’ - HEAD
    (1. 37. Sigvatr Þórðarson, 11. Erfidrápa Óláfs helga, 14 [Vol. 1, 681], kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (3. Skáldþórir, Lausavísa, 1, kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 2, kenning 8)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 7, kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 57, kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 63, kenning 5)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 64, kenning 6)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 65, kenning 2)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal, 65, kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (3. Snorri Sturluson, Lausavísur, 7, kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (3. Úlfr Uggason, Húsdrápa, 6, kenning 6)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (5. Víga-Glúms saga 4 (Víga-Glúmr Eyjólfsson, Lausavísur, 4), kenning 7)

hjalmsetr. — ‘his helmet-stand.’ - HEAD
    (2. Þjóðólfr Arnórsson, 4. Sexstefja, 1 [Vol. 2, 112-13], kenning 3)

[edition and translation unpublished] - HEAD
    (3. 1. Þjóðólfr ór Hvini (biog. vol. 1), 1. Haustlǫng, 20, kenning 3)

trjónu farra — ‘its weapon of the bull ’ - HEAD
    (1. 1. Þjóðólfr ór Hvini, 1. Ynglingatal, 14 [Vol. 1, 31], kenning 4)

grundar munna; — ‘the ground of jaws; ’ - HEAD
    (1. 50. Þorfinnr munnr, Lausavísur, 1 [Vol. 1, 845], kenning 3)

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