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Attestation: VB·28 (namu/esopnio) (1)
Language: Lepontic
Word Type: proper noun
Semantic Field: patronymic

Grammatical Categories: nom. sg. masc.
Stem Class: i̯o

Morphemic Analysis: esobn-i̯o(s) Attention, needs to be checked!
Phonemic Analysis: esobno(s)
Cognates in: Exobnus
Meaning: (son of) Esobnos


< eks-obno (Lejeune 1971: 54, fn. 139, 70, Tibiletti Bruno 1978-9: 260, 262, Eska 1998c: 71, Stifter 2010: 372)
patronymic suffix -io-/-eo- (see Lejeune 1971: 50, 52); fall of final *-s (see Eska 1995: 43, fn. 32, GPN: 397-398)
See also esopnos, exobna


Eska 1995 Joseph F. Eska, "Observations on the thematic genitive singular in Lepontic and Hispano-Celtic", in: Joseph F. Eska, R. Geraint Gruffydd, Nicolas Jacobs (eds), Hispano-Gallo-Brittonica. Essays in honour of Professor D. Ellis Evans on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday, Cardiff: University of Wales Press 1995, 33–46.
Eska 1998c Josef Francis Eska, "PIE *p (doesn't become) Ø in proto Celtic", Münchener Studien zur Sprachwissenschaft 58 (1998), 63-80.