)peuesa

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Attestation: BG·2.1 (]p̣euesa) (1)
Language: Cisalpine Gaulish
Word Type: noun

Grammatical Categories:

Case: nom.
Number: sg.
Gender: fem.
Stem Class: ā

Morphemic Analysis: ?-u̯es-ā, perhaps ambi-u̯es-ā
Phonemic Analysis: )peesā, perhaps )biesā
Meaning: fragment of a name "(...)peuesa"

Commentary

The name seems to be a compound. The first element could be *ambi "around" (with unexpected i > e). For the second element, and for the use of a preposition with it, cp. BG·23 aśuesa from the same region around Bergamo. The first vowel can hardly be an inherited *e because this ought to have become *o before the following bilabial glide.
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