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Ymddiddan


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[W, colloquy, conversation].

First word in the title of a series of late medieval Welsh poems following the conventions of the ymddiddan cyfarch genre. Two speakers meet, of whom one is unknown to the other until, through the dialogue, they establish mutual identification. See Brynley F. Roberts, ‘Rhai o gerddiymddiddan Llyfr Du Caerfyrddin’, in Rachel Bromwich and R. Birnley Jones (eds.), Astudiaethau ar yr Hengerdd/ Studies in Old Welsh Poetry (Cardiff, 1978).

Subjects: Religion.


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