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|Function:||dat. sg. (on-stem)|
|Attestation:||)??soni, )ni, )oni, kuaśoni|
The original locative ending has replaced the old dative in -ei̯ (-onei̯) in on-stems in Transalpine Gaulish and Old Irish, and is also attested beside the latter in Cisalpine Celtic (Eska & Wallace 2001, Eska 2009: 23, Eska & Evans 2009: 36). The rationale of the chronological and linguistical mapping of the two endings in the Cisaline Celtic evidence is not quite clear yet.
|Eska & Evans 2009||Joseph Francis Eska, David Ellis Evans, "Continental Celtic", in: Martin J. Ball, Nicole Müller (eds), The Celtic Languages, 2nd edition, London – New York: Routledge 2009.|
|Eska & Wallace 2001||Joseph F. Eska, Rex E. Wallace, "A syncretism in fieri in early Celtic", Indogermanische Forschungen 106 (2001), 229–240.|
|Eska 2009||Joseph Francis Eska, "The emergence of the Celtic languages", in: Martin J. Ball, Nicole Müller (eds), The Celtic Languages, 2nd edition, London – New York: Routledge 2009, 22–27.|