Birmingham

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Middle English, 1086, from Old English Beormingahām, Bermingehame, from Beorma + ham, "home of Beorma;" first element of uncertain origin but possibly from beorma (yeast). More at Beorma.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Birmingham

  1. A city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands of England, with a population of over one million.
  2. A city in Alabama, United States, and the county seat of Jefferson County.
  3. A city in Michigan, United States.
  4. A surname​.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

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References[edit]


Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Birmingham.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʲir.mʲin.ɡam/

Proper noun[edit]

Birmingham n (indeclinable)

  1. Birmingham: major city in the centre of England.
  2. Birmingham: name of several towns and cities in the United States of America.

Turkish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Birmingham

  1. Birmingham

Welsh[edit]

Welsh Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia cy

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Birmingham.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Birmingham f

  1. Birmingham

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
Birmingham Firmingham Mirmingham unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Usage notes[edit]

Non-Welsh placenames usually resist mutation in Welsh; thus, o Birmingham (from Birmingham) and yn Birmingham (in Birmingham), rather than o Firmingham and ym Mirmingham. The mutated forms are only occasionally encountered and are considered nonstandard.