Eoforwic

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈe͜o.forˌwiːt͡ʃ/, [ˈe͜o.vorˌwiːt͡ʃ]

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Eoforwīċ n

  1. York

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