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Awdl gywydd

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Other Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

Pronounced “owdl gow-widd” Seven syllable quatrains with end rhyme and couplet binding. See the schematic.

 
Origin: 

Welsh

 
Schematic: 
* * * * * * A
* * A * * * B (A could shift to 3rd or 4th syllable)
* * * * * * C
* * C * * * B (B could shift to 3rd or 4th syllable)

The mid-line rhymes can be various forms of
half-rhyme, such as consonance or assonance.
The main rhyme (B) should be perfect.
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

4

 
Reference: 

Reference Link

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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