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Gwawdodyn Hir

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

(gwow DOD in heer) A syllabic form that can go in two ways. Either way it consists of a syllabic sestet where all lines except the fifth are nine syllables and monorhymed. The fifth line is ten syllables and has a separate rhyme that may be internal (fifth and tenth syllable) or cross-rhymed with the sixth line (seventh through the ninth syllable of fifth line cross-rhymes with third through the fifth in sixth line).

 
Origin: 

Welsh

 
Schematic: 
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or

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Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

6

 
See Also:  

Gwawdodyns, Hir a Thoddaid, Sestet, Syllabic Verse

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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