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Attestation: VA·28.3 (aesia) (1)
Status: uncertain
Language: Celtic
Word Type: proper noun
Semantic Field: personal name

Grammatical Categories: nom. sg.
Stem Class: i̯ā

Morphemic Analysis: u̯es-(i)i̯
Phonemic Analysis: /es(i)ā/
Meaning: 'Vesia'


Reading uncertain, see the inscription page.

If correct, the sequence is an ā-stem personal name from the base u̯es- 'worthy', probably hypocoristic. Cf. uesia CIL XII 4292 (Delamarre 2007: 198).

Corinna Salomon


CIL Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum. (17 volumes, various supplements)
Delamarre 2007 Xavier Delamarre, Noms de personnes celtiques dans l'épigraphie classique. Nomina Celtica Antiqua Selecta Inscriptionum, Paris: Errance 2007.