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The traethodl is a Welsh verse form consisting of couplets in which seven-syllabled lines rhyme with alternate accented and unaccented rhyming syllables. [1] It is first attested in medieval Welsh literature. With the addition of cynghanedd , it was elaborated in the 14th century and developed into the cywydd .

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  1. T.D. Crawford (1990). "The Toddaid and Gwawdodyn byr in the poetry of Dafydd ap Gwilym, with an Appendix concerning the Traethodlau attributed to him". Etudes Celtiques. 27: 301–336. doi:10.3406/ecelt.1990.1935.

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