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Rhupunt

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

(RHEE-pint) This is a syllabic line of three to five tetrasyllabic sections. It is sometimes presented as stanzas (tercets, quatrains, quintets) rather than one line. The main rhyme can change after two or more lines. The internal rhyme can be consonance instead of true rhyme.

 
Origin: 

Welsh

 
Schematic: 
xxxa xxxa xxxa xxxb
xxxc xxxc xxxc xxxb
xxxd xxxd xxxd xxxb, etc.

Or

xxxa xxxa xxxa xxxa xxxb
xxxc xxxc xxxc xxxc xxxb
xxxd xxxd xxxd xxxd xxxb, etc.

Or

xxxa xxxa xxxb
xxxc xxxc xxxb
xxxd xxxd xxxb, etc.

or

xxxa
xxxa
xxxa
xxxb, etc.
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

1

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 
See Also:  

Magali Shairi, Tawddgyrch Cadwynog

 

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