χosioiso

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Citation Form: kosios*
Attestation: NO·1 (§ χosioiso v) (1)
Language: Lepontic
Word Type: proper noun
Semantic Field: personal name

Grammatical Categories:

Case: gen.
Number: sg.
Gender: masc.
Stem Class: o

Morphemic Analysis: kos-i̯oi̯so Attention, needs to be checked!
Phonemic Analysis: kososo
Cognates: Cis. Lat. Cos(s)ius/Cus(s)ius
Meaning: "of Kosios"

Commentary

This form is an attestation of the old gen. sg. form of the o-stems on -oiso < *-osi̯o. (see Uhlich 1999: 293, Gambari & Colonna 1986: 135, 138-139, Schrijver 1997: 16) Rhaet. χusus (gen. sg., u-stem), kusenkus (gen. sg., o-stem), Etr. kusiunaś, cusinas, cusi (io-stem), cusul, cusu (o-stem), Lat. Cossus (rare cognomen of gens Cornelia, see Gambari & Colonna 1986: 134-135)

Bibliography

Gambari & Colonna 1986 Filippo Maria Gambari, Giovanni Colonna, "Il Bicchiere con Iscrizione Arcaica da Castelletto Ticino", Studi Etruschi 54 (1986 [1988]), 119-164.
Schrijver 1997 Peter Schrijver, Studies in the history of Celtic pronouns and particles [= Maynooth Studies in Celtic Liinguistics 2], Maynooth: Department of Old Irish, National University of Ireland 1997.
Uhlich 1999 Jürgen Uhlich, "Zur sprachlichen Einordnung des Lepontischen", in: Stefan Zimmer, Rolf Ködderitzsch, Arndt Wigger (Eds.), Akten des zweiten deutschen Keltologensymposiums (Bonn, 2.–4. April 1997) [= Buchreihe der Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 17], Tübingen: Niemeyer 1999, 277-304.

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