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Attestation: TI·9 (remu) (1)
Language: Celtic
Word Type: proper noun
Semantic Field: personal name

Grammatical Categories: nom. sg. masc.
Stem Class: on

Morphemic Analysis: rets-ū Attention, needs to be checked!
Phonemic Analysis: /retsū/ Attention, needs to be checked!
Meaning: "Reśu"


Cf. Gaul. Reso, names in Reds-, Ress-, Rest- < *ret- "to run", known from Insular Celtic (Ogam RITUVVECAS, OIr. Rethach) and Continental Celtic (Gaul. Redsomarus, Restumarus and so on); see also ritukalos and retalos (Motta 2000: 212, DAG: 182, 192, CIL III 4727, 5289, Holder 1896-1907: II 1105, 1178, KGP: 258-259, GPN: 249-251, Tibiletti Bruno 1978: 143-144).


AcS Alfred Holder, Alt-Celtischer Sprachschatz, Leipzig: Teubner 1896-1907. (3 volumes)
CIL Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum. (17 volumes, various supplements)
DAG Joshua Whatmough, The Dialects of Ancient Gaul. Prolegomena and Records of the Dialects, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press 1970.
GPN David Ellis Evans, Gaulish Personal Names. A Study of Continental Celtic Formations., Oxford: Clarendon Press 1967.