"Ponderynge together yestardayes promise, and two-dayes doyng"
(Hall's Chronicle - 1548)


"Goronigl gwyr yr Ynys" (Lewis Glyn Cothi - 1450)

Monday, 1 March 2010

GRYM GRAMADEG

Yng ngwladwriaeth y gerdd,
perffaith yw'r llywodraeth a rydd
y grym sydd mewn gramadeg
i ddeiliaid iaith.

(Bryan Martin Davies)


In the poem's estate, perfect
is the governance of grammar
which gives its subjects
the power of language.


2 comments:

Adam said...

That is beautiful and elegant... now, if only I could read it in the original, I'm suspecting it could be doubly so

Greg said...

Yes, and all locked together with cynghanedd too!