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Tawddgyrch Cadwynog

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

(TOWDD-girch ca-DOY-nog) This is a Welsh line form consisting of three to five sections of tetrasyllabic verse with abbc or abba rhyme that continues into the next line.

 
Origin: 

Welsh

 
Schematic: 
xxxa xxxb xxxb xxxc
xxxa xxxb xxxb xxxc

Or:

xxxa xxxb xxxb xxxa
xxxa xxxb xxxb xxxa

The scheme follows through at least two lines, then can change.
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

1

 
See Also:  

Dabali Shairi, Magali Shairi, Rhupunt, Sijo

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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