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  • noun Plural form of englyn.

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Examples

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

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

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

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

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

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

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