The Celtic Literature Collective

The Englyn on Padarn's Staff
CCCC MS.199, fo.11 a

Amdinnit trynit trylenn.
Amtrybann teirbann treisguenn.
Amcen creiriou gurth cyrrguenn.
Amdifuys dual bacl patern.

Much accomplishing, much loved, it gives protection,
Its holy power reaching the limits of three continents.
No other relic can be compared with Cyrwen--
A wonderful gift--Padarn's Staff.

Williams, Ifor. "An Old Welsh Verse". The Beginnings of Welsh Poetry. ed. Rachel Bromwich. Cardiff: UoW Press, 1972.