Although this and "gyrru" and "dreifio" do actually have a subtle difference.
Hoff is - fond, favourite and has quote strong connotations.
Licio - is more of a like.
Granted, in popular speech they've become interchangeable, but that doesn't mean they don't have a subtle difference to the ear.
Gyrru - to drive, think about the history of driving stuff - was cattle or animal driven.
Dreifio - you can steer this one.
Not perfect definition because I'm not a linguist, but hopefully you get my drift.
Geraint's example of "mynd i town" is a better example than the complexities of "stuff that sounds a bit English".
They're all at least 100 years old and two of them more than 400 years old.