Core, Coeur, Cor, Kerd

by 5ocietyx

the core of a human

Core (n.) late 14c., probably from Old French coeur “core of fruit, heart of lettuce,” literally “heart,” from Latin cor “heart,” from PIE root *kerd- “heart”.

taken from – http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=core&allowed_in_frame=0

Note the Proto-Indo-European root of the word ‘core’ is ultimately ‘kerd’. This is also the root of the Germanic-origin English word ‘heart’.

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