alkouesi

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Citation Form: alkouesos*
Attestation: NM·15 (.a.lkouesi) (1)
Status: probable
Language: Cisalpine Gaulish
Word Type: proper noun
Semantic Field: personal name

Grammatical Categories:

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

Morphemic Analysis: alko-u̯esī Attention, needs to be checked!
Phonemic Analysis: /alkoesī/
Meaning: "of Alkovesos"

Commentary

*Alko-u̯esos, alko- "moose" like in alkouinos, u̯eso- "good, worthy, valid" (?) (see Lejeune 1971: 130, fn. 457, cp. KGP: 294, Delamarre 2007: 210, 236, DLG: 38, 318) See also Tibiletti Bruno 1978: 162 (iailkouesi).

Bibliography

Delamarre 2007 Xavier Delamarre, Noms de personnes celtiques dans l'épigraphie classique. Nomina Celtica Antiqua Selecta Inscriptionum, Paris: Errance 2007.
DLG Xavier Delamarre, Dictionnaire de la langue gauloise. Une approche linguistique du vieux-celtique continental, 2nd, revised edition, Paris: Errance 2003.
KGP Karl Horst Schmidt, "Die Komposition in gallischen Personennamen", Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 26 (1957), 33–301.
Lejeune 1971 Michel Lejeune, Lepontica, Paris: Société d'Édition "Les Belles Lettres" 1971. (reprint of the article "Documents gaulois et para-gaulois de Cisalpine", Études Celtiques 12/2, 1970-1, pp. 357-500)
Tibiletti Bruno 1978 Maria Grazia Tibiletti Bruno, "Ligure Leponzio e Gallico", in: Aldo Luigi Prosdocimi (Ed.), Lingue e dialetti dell'Italia antica [= Popoli e civiltà dell'Italia antica 6/1], Roma: Biblioteca di Storia Patria 1978, 131-208.

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