From Lexicon Leponticum
Jump to navigationJump to search

Attestation: MI·8 (ka?[) (1)
Language: perhaps Celtic
Word Type: prob. proper noun
Semantic Field: prob. personal name
Grammatical Categories: indeterminable

Morphemic Analysis: unknown
Phonemic Analysis: unknown
Meaning: abbreviation (?)


The attested form is too fragmentary to be amenable to an etymological analysis; an abreviation or fragment of a personal name is feasible. The sequence ka- appears also as isolated ka, in other possible abbreviations ka(, kat, kai, initially in the personal names kasiuos, kaio, kaialoiso, kaputus, as well as uncertain katua.

Corinna Salomon