piuonta

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Attestation: BS·1 (piuon ta) (1)
Status: probable
Language: Lepontic
Word Type: proper noun
Semantic Field: personal name

Grammatical Categories:

Case: nom.
Number: sg.
Gender: fem.
Stem Class: ā

Morphemic Analysis: biu̯o-nt-ā
Phonemic Analysis: biontā
Cognates: piuotialui
From PIE: *gih3u̯ont-
From Proto-Celtic: *biu̯ont-
Meaning: -

Commentary

bivo- < *gwīwo as in Gaul. Biuonia or Biuuō (Lejeune 1971: 62, fn. 186, cp. Molinari 1974: 76, Uhlich 2007: 390). Cf. piuotialui.

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)
Molinari 1974 Maria Vittoria Molinari, "Iscrizioni Prelatine della Pianura Padana", Rendiconti dell' Istituto Lombardo di Scienza e Letteratura 108 (1974), 66-77.
Uhlich 2007 Jürgen Uhlich, "More on the linguistic classification of Lepontic", in: Pierre-Yves Lambert, George-Jean Pinault (eds.), Gaulois et celtique continental [= École pratique des hautes études. Sciences historiques et philologiques. III. Hautes études du monde gréco-romain 39], Genève: Librairie Droz 2007, 373-411.

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