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Attestation: TI·2 (koma) (1)
Status: uncertain
Language: Celtic
Word Type: proper noun

Grammatical Categories: nom. sg.
Stem Class: ā

Morphemic Analysis: kom (?)
Phonemic Analysis: /komā/ or /kommā/
Meaning: 'Koma'


Reading uncertain, see the inscription page.

If correct, probably an ā-stem personal name. Short names with a first element kom(m)- are known in Transalpine Gaul, cf. RIG M-113 coma, commos, commus, como, comio, com(m)ios, commius (Delamarre 2007: 70, Tibiletti Bruno 1978: 143). The etymology of the names is uncertain (see GPN: 335 f.), possibly hypocoristics from names with the preverb kom-. Cf. komoneos.

Corinna Salomon


Delamarre 2007 Xavier Delamarre, Noms de personnes celtiques dans l'épigraphie classique. Nomina Celtica Antiqua Selecta Inscriptionum, Paris: Errance 2007.