See also: corfu, Corfú, and Corfù

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈkɔɹ.fju/
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Proper nounEdit

Corfu

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

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Corfu

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

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Greek Κόρφου (Kórfou).

Proper nounEdit

Corfu m (genitive/dative lui Corfu)

  1. a surname from Greek

ReferencesEdit

  • Iordan, Iorgu (1983) Dicționar al numelor de familie românești [A Dictionary of Romanian Family Names]‎[1], Bucharest: Editura Științifică și Enciclopedică