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The Barddas of Iolo Morganwg, Vol. I., ed. by J. Williams Ab Ithel, [1862], at


There are three primordial elements, from which proceed every material, and speciality of existence: calas; fluidity; and nwyvre.

Thus, after another mode, according to some ancient teachers:--There are five primordial elements: calas; fluidity; breath, that is, air and wind; uvel, that is, fire and light; and nwyvre, that is, life and motion. Every motion takes place by the agitation of nwyvre; it is in and within animate beings, and around and without inanimate beings.

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