Origin of cywydd
Examples from the Web for cywydd
Among the most famous of his works is a cywydd “begging for a fishing-net,” and another giving thanks for the same.
Here the age of the cywydd and the awdl, as the chief forms of verse, ends.
Each particular species of englyn, cywydd, and awdl has its appropriate name, which it is needless to give here.
Al. “Cywydd,” his song; though this word derived from cy and gwydd, may likewise have the same meaning as the former.Y Gododin|Aneurin
Of the englyn, there are five kinds; of the cywydd, four; and of the awdl, fifteen.