ciami

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Attestation: BG·22 (c̣iami) (1)
Status: dubious
Language: Celtic
Word Type: proper noun
Semantic Field: prob. personal name

Grammatical Categories:

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

Morphemic Analysis: kiam-ī Attention, needs to be checked!
Phonemic Analysis: kiamī
Meaning: "of Kiamos"?

Commentary

Attention, needs to be checked!
cf. Ciamos, Ciamilus (Holder 1896-1907: 1009), kia, giamos "winter", Giama etc. (DLG: 178-179, De Vaan 2008: 284, CCCG: 14, Villar & Prósper 2005: 266, Delamarre 2007: 104, 222, Stüber 2005: 68, 70, 100, Stüber 2009: 257, 272, NIL: ?)

Bibliography

CCCG Henry Lewis, Holger Pedersen, A Concise Comparative Celtic Grammar, 3rd edition with the supplement of 1961 by Henry Lewis, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 1989 [reprint of 1974].
Delamarre 2007 Xavier Delamarre, Noms de personnes celtiques dans l'épigraphie classique. Nomina Celtica Antiqua Selecta Inscriptionum, Paris: Errance 2007.
De Vaan 2008 Michiel De Vaan, Etymological dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages [= Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series 7], Leiden, Boston: Brill 2008.
DLG Xavier Delamarre, Dictionnaire de la langue gauloise. Une approche linguistique du vieux-celtique continental, 2nd, revised edition, Paris: Errance 2003.
Holder 1896-1907 Alfred Holder, Alt-Celtischer Sprachschatz, Leipzig: Teubner 1896-1907. (3 volumes)
NIL Dagmar S. Wodtko, Britta Irslinger, Carolin Schneider, Nomina im Indogermanischen Lexikon [= Indogermanische Bibliothek. Zweite Reihe: Wörterbücher], Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter 2008.
Stüber 2005 Karin Stüber, Schmied und Frau. Studien zur gallischen Epigraphik und Onomastik [= Archaeolingua, Series minor 19], Budapest: Archaeolingua Alapítvány 2005.
Stüber 2009 Karin Stüber, Indogermanische Frauennamen, Heidelberg: Winter 2009.
Villar & Prósper 2005 Francisco Villar, Blanca María Prósper, Vascos, Celtas e Indoeuropeos. Genes y lenguas [= Acta salmanticensia, Estudios filológicos 307], Salamanca: Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca 2005.