)iunθanaχa

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Attestation: VA·3 (]iunθanaχa) (1)
Language: perhaps Lepontic
Word Type: proper noun
Semantic Field: personal name

Grammatical Categories:

Case: nom.
Number: sg.
Gender: masc.

Morphemic Analysis: iun-ta-nak Attention, needs to be checked!
Phonemic Analysis: iuntanaka Attention, needs to be checked!
Meaning: "Iunθanaχa"

Commentary

1) Prob. Etr. alphabet and language. Dividable in (...)i unθanaχa or (...)iun θanaχa, comp. tuχulχa and (...)θvaχa. (Gambari & Colonna 1986: 140-141 fn. 96, cf. Morandi 1999: 157-158, fn. 23-26 (critique), Tibiletti Bruno 1970b: 373, 381, fn. 9, De Marinis 1986-7: I 60, fn. 53, 84, n. 148) 2) Celtic language: iun- meaning "wish" with suffix -θa (cf. Iun-anus, Iun-antus, Iunna etc. Holder 1896-1907: II 87), + Naca (coin legend of the Veliocasses, Holder 1896-1907: II 671). For the ending -χa cf. )iuka( from Ponte Capirasca (Morandi 1999: 156, fn. 19-21, Prosdocimi 1991: 148-149).

Bibliography

De Marinis 1986-7 Raffaele Carlo De Marinis, "I Commerci dell'Etruria con i Paesi a Nord del Po", in: Raffaele Carlo De Marinis (Ed.), Gli Etruschi a Nord del Po, Mantova: 1986-1987. (catalogo della mostra, 2 volumes), 52-80.
Gambari & Colonna 1986 Filippo Maria Gambari, Giovanni Colonna, "Il Bicchiere con Iscrizione Arcaica da Castelletto Ticino", Studi Etruschi 54 (1986 [1988]), 119-164.
Holder 1896-1907 Alfred Holder, Alt-Celtischer Sprachschatz, Leipzig: Teubner 1896-1907. (3 volumes)
Morandi 1999 Alessandro Morandi, "Epigrafia vascolare celtica fra Ticino e Como", Revue Belge de Philologie et d'Histoire 77 (1999), 151-204.
Prosdocimi 1991 Aldo Luigi Prosdocimi, "Note sul Celtico in Italia", Studi Etruschi 57 (1991), 139-177.

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