Eoforwic

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

A folk-etymological alteration, based on eofor and the common placename suffix wīc (village, settlement), of the earlier Latin Eborācum, from Brythonic *Eborākom, from *eburos (yew-tree) (compare Welsh efwr, Breton evor).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈeo̯forˌwiːtʃ/, [ˈeo̯vorwiːtʃ]

Proper noun[edit]

Eoforwīċ f

  1. York

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