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  • n. Plural form of englyn.

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Examples

  • Remember the englynion, onion peelers the lot of them,

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  • Mae 'na lyfrau eraill a allai fod ar y rhestr megis Eleni mewn englynion Iwan Rhys, Bore newydd gan Myrddin ap Dafydd, neu J. Towyn Jones, Rhag Ofn Ysbrydion.

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  • The choice is yours, but one way or another let the englynion roll.

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  • Of course, these quatrains wouldn't be englynion if they didn't come in all kinds of shapes and forms.

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  • So, why aren't englynion as popular with contemporary poets as the haiku?

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  • And so this month's challenge is to add to the body of English englynion.

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  • It's short, based on strict rules of syllable count, and British; in fact the englyn (plural form englynion) is among the oldest indigenous verse forms in the Welsh tongue, dating back at least as far as the 9th century

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  • There are two further four-line englynion, the englyn unodle crwca and the englyn unodle union, but please don't ask me to explain them!

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  • The earliest englynion, for instance, are written in three-line stanzas, each line of seven syllables, with a single end rhyme, thus:

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  • Wyddfa,6 which means a conspicuous place or tumulus, and which is generally in winter covered with snow; about which snow there are in the Welsh language two curious englynion or stanzas consisting entirely of vowels with the exception of one consonant, namely the letter R. “‘Oer yw’r Eira ar Eryri, — o’ryw

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