Corfu

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See also: Corfú and Corfù

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian Corfù, from Ancient Greek Κορυφώ (Koruphṓ), from κορυφή (koruphḗ) ("summit", "mountain peak"). Named after the twin peaks of the Old Fortress of Corfu.

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Corfu

  1. One of the Ionian Islands, Greece. The ancient name is Corcyra, in Modern Greek Kérkira (Κέρκυρα).
  2. The capital of Corfu.

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Proper noun[edit]

Corfu f

  1. Corfu (an island and regional unit of the Ionian Islands, Greece)
  2. Corfu (a city in Corfu, Greece)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Greek Κόρφου (Kórfou).

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Corfu m (genitive/dative lui Corfu)

  1. A surname, from Greek​.

References[edit]

  • Iorgu Iordan (Q443190). Dicționar al numelor de familie românești (’A Dictionary of Romanian Family Names’). Bucharest: Editura Științifică și Enciclopedică, 1983.