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Attestation: BG·40 (to), NO·14 (to), VA·2 (atep̣ạ/to) (3)
Language: perhaps Celtic
Word Type: prob. proper noun
Semantic Field: prob. personal name
Grammatical Categories: indeterminable

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


Possibly an abbreviation of a personal name (Tibiletti Bruno 1984: 120 on BG·40), cf. names in tou̯t-, tokua, tonoiso, and another possible abbreviation tou.

Regarding to in BS·3.2 see Hamp 1989, Eska & Weiss 1996: 289–291, Eska & Evans 2009: 35.


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 & Weiss 1996 Joseph Francis Eska, Michael Weiss, "Segmenting Gaul. tomedeclai", Studia Celtica 30 (1996), 289-292.