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#11. Cywydd deuair fyrion

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Cywydd deuair fyrion ców-idd dyé-ire féer-yon (short-lined couplet), the 11th codified ancient Welsh Meter, a Cywydd, is rarely seen outside of manuals.

 

The Cywydd deuair fyrion is:

  • is written in any number of couplets
  • made up of 4 syllable lines.
  • rhyme is optional.

x x x x or x x x A

x x x x or x x x A

Daylight Savings

The day springs bright,

holds night at bay.

Judi Van Gorder

Hardec riein

Hydwf glwysgein

Hoywliw gwenic

huan debic

Hawd dy garu

Heul yn llethru.

---- Einion Offeiriad 15th century

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