Questions tagged [thordur-sjareksson]

Þórðr Sjáreksson (anglicised as Thordur Sjareksson) was an 11th century skald who composed poetry in what is now considered Old Norse. Questions about their works should be tagged with [scandinavian-literature]

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How does the old norse kenning 'nausta blakks hlé-mána gífrs drífu gim-slöngvir' break down into 'warrior'

The 11th century icelandic skald Þórðr Sjáreksson wrote this kenning, quoted from wikipedia: nausta blakks hlé-mána gífrs drífu gim-slöngvir "fire-brandisher of blizzard of ogress of protection-...
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