kat

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Attestation: BG·11 (kat), NM·12 (kat), VA·29 (kat), VR·4.1 (kat) (4)
Language: unknown
Word Type: prob. proper noun
Semantic Field: prob. personal name

Grammatical Categories:

Number: indeterminable
Gender: unknown
Stem Class:  ?

Morphemic Analysis: unknown
Phonemic Analysis: unknown
Meaning: unknown abbreviation, perhaps of a name "Kat..."?

Commentary

The attested form could be an abbreviation of a name such as the attested katua (BG·15). In the case of the coin legend NM·12 it's very likely the abbreviation of a personal name. There can only be made suppositions about the long form of it. (See Lejeune 1971: 129)

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)
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