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Kenning Lexicon

Kenning Lexicon

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(Referents classified according to Meissner’s categories, where relevant. This list is in progress and should not be cited.)


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Kenning referents

This page gives a list of kenning referents using Meissner’s categories (translated into English) and supplemented with some additional referents not used by Meissner. It excludes kennings with referents that are named beings or persons.

Clicking on an item in the list will give all published kennings under that category.