Cornwerd

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Etymology[edit]

First attested as quirnifurt in the 9th century. Borrowed from West Frisian Koarnwert, derived in turn from a compound of Proto-Germanic *kwirnu (quern) and wrt (artificial mound used for habitation).

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Cornwerd n

  1. A village in Súdwest-Fryslân, Friesland, Netherlands.
    Synonym: Koarnwert (Frisian, unofficial)

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