Beowulf Kennings and Epithets Flashcard Example #89987

axe
blood-ember
battle
spear-din
blood
battle-sweat
blood
wound-sea
king
breaker of rings
corpse
raven-havest
death
sleep of the sword
death
flame-farewelled
fire
bane of wood
fire
sun of the houses
gold
seeds of the Fyris Wolds
gold
serpent’s lair
gold
Sif’s hair
gold
Kraki’s seed
gold
Freyja’s tears
honor
Mind’s worth
hook
bait-gallows
killing
feed the Eagle
Mistletoe
Baldur’s bane
Poetry
Grimnir’s lip-streams
raven
swan of blood
sea
whale-road
sea
sail road
sea
whale’s way
sea
swan-road
serpent
valley-trout
shield
headland of swords
ship
wave-steed
ship
sea-steed
sun
sky candle
sun
sky’s jewel
sun
glory of elves
sword
blood-worm
sword
icicle of blood
sword
wound-hoe
sword
onion of war
war
weather of weapons
warrior
feeder of ravens
warrior
destroys of eagle’s hunger
wind
breaker of trees
skeleton
bone-cage
good friend
gold-friend
demon
Hell-serf
warriors
shield-bearers
armor
war-gear
armor
chain mail
speech
word-hoard
Beowulf
Prince of the Weders
Beowulf
Son of Ecgtheow
Beowulf
The Geatish hero
Beowulf
Lord of the seamen
Grendel
Midnight stalker
Grendel
Woodland walker
Grendel
Bone crusher
Grendel
Blood gusher
Grendel
Human killer
Grendel
dread of the land
Grendel
Terror-monger
Grendel
Captain of evil
body
bone house
sword
battle light
ship
wave-floater
sea
seal bath

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