Re: *swesor

From: tgpedersen
Message: 17812
Date: 2003-01-20

--- In, "Ben McGarr <celteuskara@...>"
<celteuskara@...> wrote:
> --- In, "Brandon <godanov@...>"
> <godanov@...> wrote:
> [Don't forget Cornish 'Whor' = sister {! but might there even be a
> relationship with the English word? Were Dumnonian whores ever
> in high regard among the Saxons?!}]
> Ben

Regarding your little word-play: Is this perhaps where the English
brought in the unetymological w- (cf. Da. hore, Germ. Hure)?