naθina

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Attestation: BS·3.2 (θomezecuai/obauzanaθina) (1)
Language: perhaps Lepontic
Word Type: noun

Grammatical Categories: nom. sg. fem.
Stem Class: ā

Morphemic Analysis: natin-ā Attention, needs to be checked!
Phonemic Analysis: natinā
Meaning: "dear daughter"?

Commentary

Eska (1998b: 121) compares this variant reading with Gaul. GNATHA (Saint-Révérien), NATA (Autun, Auxerre; cp. Eska & Evans 2009: 35, Weisgerber 1931: 205, Thurneysen 1923: 8), cf. DLG: 181, GPN: 207, Delamarre 2007: 222

Bibliography

Delamarre 2007 Xavier Delamarre, Noms de personnes celtiques dans l'épigraphie classique. Nomina Celtica Antiqua Selecta Inscriptionum, Paris: Errance 2007.
DLG Xavier Delamarre, Dictionnaire de la langue gauloise. Une approche linguistique du vieux-celtique continental, 2nd, revised edition, Paris: Errance 2003.
Eska & Evans 2009 Joseph F. Eska, David Ellis Evans, "Continental Celtic", in: Martin J. Ball, Nicole Müller (eds), The Celtic Languages, 2nd edition, London – New York: Routledge 2009, 28–53.
Eska 1998b Joseph Francis Eska, "Tau Gallicum", Studia Celtica 32 (1998), 115-127.
GPN David Ellis Evans, Gaulish Personal Names. A Study of Continental Celtic Formations., Oxford: Clarendon Press 1967.