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Attestation: VA·29 (kat), VR·4.2 (kai) (2)
Status: uncertain
Language: perhaps Celtic
Word Type: proper noun
Semantic Field: prob. personal name
Grammatical Categories: indeterminable

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


Raeding uncertain in both attestations, see the inscription pages.

If correct, most likely an abbreviation of a personal name with first element/base kai̯-; theoretically, a genitive of a hypocoristic kaio kai̯ī is also possible. Celtic etymology possible, but not certain (see the morpheme page).

Corinna Salomon