cipośis

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Attestation: VB·30 (surica / cipośis / f) (1)
Language: Lepontic
adapted to: Latin
Word Type: proper noun
Semantic Field: personal name

Grammatical Categories:

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

Morphemic Analysis: kipod-is Attention, needs to be checked!
Phonemic Analysis: kipodis Attention, needs to be checked!
Meaning: "of Cipośis"

Commentary

The form CIPODI, which Rhŷs (Rhŷs 1913: 56) cites and to which Tibiletti Bruno (Tibiletti Bruno 1981: 173) also refers, is a chimera: in CIL V, 8934 (Suno, NO), the inscription reads:

E[3]III / siici[1]d di / riis[3]i / [

Schürr (Schürr 2007: 343) suggests mistake for *Ciponis, gen. of *Cipo (analogous to the error postulated for Saśadis)

Bibliography

Rhŷs 1913 Sir John Rhŷs, The Celtic inscriptions of Cisalpine Gaul [= Proceedings of the British Academy 6], London: British Academy 1913.
Tibiletti Bruno 1981 Maria Grazia Tibiletti Bruno, "Le iscrizioni celtiche d'Italia", in: Enrico Campanile (Ed.), I Celti d'Italia, Pisa: Giardini 1981, 157-207.

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