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Type: lexical
Meaning: 'famous'
Language: Celtic
Phonemic analysis: /klut/-
From PIE: *k̑lu-tó- 'heard of, famed'
From Proto-Celtic: *kluto- 'famous'
Attestation: akluśamoualos


Well attested both lexically in Indo-European (IEW: 605–607, LIV²: 334 f., NIL: 426) and Celtic (OIr. cloth, MW clod, OBret. clot (gl. rumoris), Co. clos; Matasović 2009 s.v. *kluto-, LEIA: C-124 f., Irslinger 2002: 263) and as Gaulish onomastic element (DLG: 119), in simplex names and in compounds as first or second element.

Corinna Salomon


DLG Xavier Delamarre, Dictionnaire de la langue gauloise. Une approche linguistique du vieux-celtique continental, 2nd, revised edition, Paris: Errance 2003.