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Attestation: CO·62 (zvośoris) (1)
Language: unknown
Word Type: undeterminable

Grammatical Categories:

Morphemic Analysis: unknown
Phonemic Analysis: unknown
Meaning: unknown


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The two letters do not form a proper word. Instead, they may represent an attempt at 'abecedarial' writing (cp. aev) in which only the first two consonantal letters of the Lepontic alphabet are written, albeit in the wrong order! A cognate of this sequence is the Venet. acc. vdan (graphically 〈vza.n.〉 in inscriptions from Este, which probably is an artificial fem. ā-stem built on the first two consonantal letters V and Z (Pellegrini & Prosdocimi 1967).

Alternatively, the two letters may represent an abbreviation comparable to e.g. Venet. z a = zoto/zonasto aisun/aisus or Latin v s = votum solvit (Tibiletti Bruno 1981: 183). Morandi (1999: 155) suggests the interpretation as a trader mark (cf. the isolated sign on the beaker of Castelletto Ticino).