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Englyn Cyrch

Type:  

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

 
Description: 

(englin kirch) A quatrain of seven-syllable lines with a rhyme scheme of aaba and cross-rhyme binding the second couplet through the b-rhyme being echoed somewhere in the third through fifth syllable of the fourth line.

 
Origin: 

Welsh

 
Schematic: 
xxxxxxa
xxxxxxa
xxxxxxb
xxxbxxa or xxbxxxa or xxxxbxa
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

4

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 
See Also:  

Dunadh, Englyn Lleddfbroest, Englyn Milwr, Englyn Unodl Crwca

 

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