tikouana

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Attestation: none (0)
Language: Lepontic
Word Type: proper noun
Semantic Field: personal name

Grammatical Categories:

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

Morphemic Analysis: tikouan-ā Attention, needs to be checked!
Phonemic Analysis: -
Meaning: "Tikouana"

Commentary

Lejeune (1971: 128) presumes two abbreviated legends on the coin NM·9, see tikou and ana.
*tik-ou̯o-anā-, cf. Tica, Ticcienia, Ticconia or Tigidus, Tiguria, Tigurini or Diccius or Tinca etc. (Tibiletti Bruno 1978: 162, 179)

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)
Tibiletti Bruno 1978 Maria Grazia Tibiletti Bruno, "Ligure Leponzio e Gallico", in: Aldo Luigi Prosdocimi (Ed.), Lingue e dialetti dell'Italia antica [= Popoli e civiltà dell'Italia antica 6/1], Roma: Biblioteca di Storia Patria 1978, 131-208.

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