ka

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Attestation: BS·10 (ka), NM·3 (ka / ieikr), VA·18 (ka), VA·24 (ka) (4)
Language: unknown
Word Type: prob. proper noun

Morphemic Analysis: unknown
Phonemic Analysis: unknown
Meaning: abbreviation of name "Ka(ios)"?

Commentary

could be an abbreviation of a name such as Ka(ios). (Lejeune 1971: 125) ka- appears also in kat or kai (VR·4.1, VR·4.2, VA·29, BG·11, MI·8), kap( (MI·8), kasikos (VA·1.1), kaio (VA·27), katua (BG·15), kaputus (NO·13), kaialoiso (TV·1), karite and kalite (VA·6), karnitus (NO·19), karnitu (PG·1.2).

Bibliography

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)