Hir a Thoddaid Poem Type (Simply Explained & Examples)

Hir a Thoddaid Poem Type

Hir a Thoddaid (literally “long stanza with a Toddaid”) is the 22nd of the codified Welsh meters. It consists of an isosyllabic mono-rhymed quatrain followed by a Toddaid couplet, which is itself the 19th meter. This unique form is the most commonly used of the awdl forms in the modern day.

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Cyrch a Chwta Poem Type (Simply Explained & Examples)

Cyrch a Chwta Poem Type

Cyrch a chwta is a stanzaic verse form and one of the 24 codified Welsh meters. It consists entirely of isosyllabic octaves with seven syllables per line and has a heavy emphasis on rhyme, even including one cross-rhyme near the end of each stanza.

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