Pedersen 1921

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Holger Pedersen, "The Lepontian Personal Names in "-alos"", Philologica 1 (1920–1921), 38–54.

Author/Editor: Holger Pedersen
Type: linguistic study
Language: English
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Used for: -al-


The Celtic character of the "Lepontic" inscriptions is denied and they are defined as "Ligurian" (but definitely Indo-European). Based on the hypothesis of Corssen 1874–75, he analyses -alo as an Etruscan genitive plural in -al with Indo-European -o- as thematic vowel.