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  1. Daear (Earth)
 I’r tir, i’r tir,
 y ddaear wyf i,
 atgofion wyf i,
 fy nhir, fy nhir.

English pronunciation:

Eer teer, eer teer,
uh they-ar ooiv ee,
atgovion ooiv i,
vuh nheer, vuh nheer.
 
Translation:

 To the land, to the land,
 I am the earth,
 I am memories,
 My land, my land. 

2. Aer (Air)

 Awelon, awelon, eilio i ni.
 Awelon, awelon, eilio i ni.
 Alaw awel, alaw i ni
 Alaw awel, alaw i ni. 
 
English pronunciation:

awelon, awelon, eilio ee nee
awelon, awelon, eilio ee nee
alaw awel, alaw ee nee
alaw awel, alaw ee nee

Translation

 Breezes, breezes, weave / compose for us.
 Breezes, breezes, weave / compose for us.
 A breez’s melody, a melody for us.
 A breez’s melody, a melody for us. 

3. Dŵr (Water)

 O fôr i ddiferyn, o lan i lan,
 O las i lasach a dwfn o dan,
 Mae byw lle bu, mae byw lle bu,
 Mae byw lle bu, mae byw lle bu.

English pronunciation:

O voar ee thee-veryn, o lan ee lan,
o lars i lasach a doovn o dan,
my bew *lle be, my bew lle be
my bew lle be, mae bew lle be.

*ll aspirant l = make the l sound and hold tongue in final position just behind the teeth, blow down sides of mouth.
 
Translation:

 From  sea to droplet, from shore to shore,
 From blue to bluer and deep below,
 There is life where it is, there is life where it is,
 There is life where it is, there is life where it is. 

4. Tân (Fire)

Ennyn tân, ennyn tân eneidiau.
 Ennyn tân, ennyn tân fy nheidiau.
 Ennyn tân, ennyn y tân fy neiniau.
 Ni blant, ni blant y fflamau.
 
English pronunciation:

enyn tarn, enyn tarn enayd-eeai
enyn tarn, enyn tarn vuh nhayd-eeai
enyn tarn, enyn tarn vuh nay-neeai
nee blant, nee blant uh flamai.

Translation:

 Kindle a fire, kindle the fire of souls.
 Kindle a fire, kindle the fire of my grandfathers.
 Kindle a fire, kindle the fire of my grandmothers.
 We children, we children of the flames. 

5. Awen

 Awena, Awena,
 Awena, Awena,
 Deryn du, deryn du, 
 Duda di, duda di,
 Deryn du, deryn du,
 Awena!
 
English pronunciation:

awena, awena
awena, awena
derin dee, deryn dee
dida dee, dida dee
derin dee, derin dee
awena

Translation:

 To awen,* to awen, 
 To awen, to awen,
 Black bird, black bird,
 You say, you say,
 Black bird, black bird,
 To awen!
 

 (*as in the verb, not the noun) 
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