Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/hōrǭ

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

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From Proto-Indo-European *keh₂ros (loved), from *keh₂-. Cognate with Latin cārus, Latvian kārs. Also compare Old Irish carim, caraim, Polish kurwa ("whore"), Welsh caraf (to love), Old Irish carae, cara, Welsh câr (friend, relation), Swedish kär (dear, love).

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*hōrǭ f

  1. whore, adulteress

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