FJËRKENNT / FIMMKENNT / SEXKENNT
- Examples from the Domain of Battle -
Final additions March 27, 2001
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ßrr ■rimu minnis benstara
"servant of noise of toast of wound-starlings"
[Einarr Gilsson, 14th century]
bliknjˇtr viggs be­jar svana
"gleam-possessor of horse of bed of swans"
[Ingjaldr Geirmundarson, 13th century]
b÷rr leygs grßps g÷tu Gunnvita
"tree of flame of storm of road of Gunnr's beacon"
[١rarinn loftunga, 11th century]
dynbei­ir flatbalkar Hrafna stafns
"din-enforcer of flat wall of horses of prow"
[Eyjˇlfr dß­askßld, ca. 1000]
dyn-Nj÷r­r dˇms H˙na lima fjar­ar
"noisy Nj÷r­r of judgement of Huns of branches of fjord"
[VÝga-Gl˙mr Eyjˇlfsson, 10th century]
Úlrunnr eisu almdrˇsar
"snowshower-tree of cinder of bow-lady"
[Go­■ormr sindri, 10th century]
fŠ­ir fensk˙fs vala benja
"feeder of sea-bird of falcons of wounds"
[Ëlafs drßpa Tryggvasonar, 12th century]
gimsl÷ngvir drÝfu gÝfrs hlÚmßna blakks nausta
"fire-slinger of storm of giantess of protection-moon of horse of ship-sheds"
[١r­r SŠreksson, 11th century]
gnřbo­i hvÝtinga geir■orps
"roar-herald of fishes of spear-abode"
[Ëlafr Haraldsson inn helgi, 11th century]
gnřstŠrandi gnapsˇlar ri­viggs Gripnis
"roar-increaser of jutting sun of swaying horse of Gripnir"
[١rbj÷rn hornklofi, ca. 900]
greddir ara sŠvar hrŠgamms
"feeder of eagle of sea of carrion-vulture"
[Ůjˇ­olfr Arnˇrsson, 11th century]
her­imei­r hrÝ­ar mßna vi­ar hau­rmens
"increasing-tree of storm of moon of tree of land-ring"
[١rkell elfaraskßld, 13th century]
hreggdraugr sˇlar skÝ­s elfar
"storm-log of sun of ski of river"
[١rvaldr Hjaltason, ca. 985]
hrÝ­bo­i elds hests hranna
"storm-herald of fire of horse of waves"
[Bersi Skßldtorfuson, ca. 1020]
hungrdeyfir dynsŠ­inga dřrbliks Heita
"hunger-diminisher of din-seagulls of animal-gleam of Heiti"
[Hallfre­r vandrŠ­askßld, 1001]
leikher­andi ljˇma ver­ar Ýms
"play-hardener of brightness of dinner of wolf"
[Ingjaldr Geirmundarson, 1244]
lundr gnřsvells gßttar Gauts
"tree of roar-ice of doorway of Gautr"
[Kormßkr Ígmundarson, 10th century]
magnandi mˇtr÷­uls vagna gymis
"increaser of meeting-sun of wagons of ocean"
[Tindr Hallkelsson, ca. 1000]
marr vÝfs Yggjar ßleggjar
"horse of wife of Yggr of river-bone"
[Arnˇrr ١r­arson, 11th century]
merkjandi serkjar man■inga He­ins
"marker of shirt of maiden-congresses of He­inn"
[Ůjˇ­olfr Arnˇrsson, 11th century]
mˇtreynir mßna braks malma
"meeting-tester of moon of crash of metals"
[Hßvar­r halti Ýsfir­ingr, ca. 1000]
Nj÷r­r landa valbrands sunda
"Nj÷r­r of lands of corpse-firebrand of straits"
[Go­■ormr sindri, 10th century]
rjˇ­r stir­aurri­a stor­ar hjaldrdrifs
"reddener of stiff trout of earth of battle-storm"
[Jßtgeirr Torfason, 1222]
runnr dřrloga bekkjar hlunns
"tree of animal-flame of bench of slipway"
[Sigvatr ١r­arson, 1019]
skřbjˇ­r skelfihrÝ­ar bor­s Sk÷glar
"cloud-offerer of fearsome storm of board of Sk÷gul"
[Hallar-Steinn, 12th century]
spßmeyjar ■ings vangs Ůr˙­ar hjaldrs
"sibyls of congress of plain of Ůr˙­r of battle"
[١rarinn mßhlÝ­ingr, ca. 985]
střrir stalls st÷kkvif˙ra ■eys hlÝfar
"controller of platform of jumping flames of wind of shield"
[Ëlafs drßpa Tryggvasonar, 12th century]
svipskor­andi sei­s sk˙rar fleina
"swoop-supporter of fish of shower of shafts"
[Ingjaldr Geirmundarson, ca. 1246]
ve­rheyjandi Gefnar valgrindar
"weather-conductor of Gefn of corpse-gate"
[Eyvindr skßldaspillir, 961]
řtir elds ■rumu landa brands
"thruster of fire of thunder of lands of sword"
[١r­ar saga hre­u, ca. 1350]
Ůrˇttr ■vergar­a glyggs Gunnranns
"Ůrˇttr of athwart-fences of wind of Gunnr's house"
[Sigvatr ١r­arson, ca. 1040]
■rymsvellir sßrj÷kuls geima
"noise-sweller of wound-icicle of ocean"
[Haukr ValdÝsarson, 12th century]
■verrir lŠbrautar ei­s l÷g­is
"diminisher of harm-path of ness of sword"
[١rbj÷rn hornklofi, ca. 900]
Šskimei­r galdra vÚbrautar hjaldrsei­s
"wish-tree of magical chants of holy road of battle-fish"
[١rbj÷rn hornklofi, ca. 900]