tunal

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Attestation: VB·26 (tunal / koimila) (1)
Language: Lepontic
Word Type: proper noun
Semantic Field: prob. patronymic

Grammatical Categories:

Case: nom.
Number: sg.
Gender: animate
Stem Class: cons. stem

Morphemic Analysis: dun-al Attention, needs to be checked!
Phonemic Analysis: dunal
Cognates: Dunnō, Duno-
Meaning: son / daughter of Tunos?

Commentary

Patronymic of tuno-, to be read /dun(n)o-/ (Lejeune 1971: 51-52, 65 fn. 228, Motta 2000: 206, Holder 1896-1907: I 1374-1376, KGP: 200-201, DLG: 154, cf. Delamarre 2007: 91, 186, 220, Sims-Williams 2003: 101); cognomen or functional title: Dun-al < *dunon "town, oppidum" (Markey & Mees 2003: 143, CIL: II 1589). See also Tibiletti Bruno 1978: 152. Ending -al see also ualaunal, sunalei, cf. Tibiletti Bruno 1973-5: 50.

Bibliography

CIL Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum. (17 volumes, various supplements)
Delamarre 2007 Xavier Delamarre, Noms de personnes celtiques dans l'épigraphie classique. Nomina Celtica Antiqua Selecta Inscriptionum, Paris: Errance 2007.
DLG Xavier Delamarre, Dictionnaire de la langue gauloise. Une approche linguistique du vieux-celtique continental, 2nd, revised edition, Paris: Errance 2003.
Holder 1896-1907 Alfred Holder, Alt-Celtischer Sprachschatz, Leipzig: Teubner 1896-1907. (3 volumes)
KGP Karl Horst Schmidt, "Die Komposition in gallischen Personennamen", Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 26 (1957), 33–301.
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)
Markey & Mees 2003 Thomas L. Markey, Bernard Mees, "Prestino, patrimony and the Plinys", Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 53 (2003), 116-167.
Motta 2000 Filippo Motta, "La documentazione epigrafica e linguistica", in: Raffaele Carlo De Marinis, Simonetta Biaggio Simona (Eds.), I Leponti tra mito e realtà, Locarno: Gruppo Archeologia Ticino 2000, 181–222.
Sims-Williams 2003 Patrick Sims-Williams, The Celtic inscriptions of Britain. phonology and chronology, c. 400-1200 [= Publications of the Philological Society 37], Oxford, Boston: Blackwell 2003.
Tibiletti Bruno 1973-5 Maria Grazia Tibiletti Bruno, "Problemi Epigrafico-Linguistici del Ticino e della Lombardia Preromani", Sibrium 12 (1973-1975), 47-57.
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.