πŒ€πŒ…πŒ‰πŒ‹

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Etruscan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of native origin, probably constructed with the noun formant -il. Compare Lemnian πŒ€πŒ…πŒ‰πŒ” (avis, β€œof years, of age”) with the Etruscan genitive form avil-s.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ΛˆΙ‘wΙͺl/ (> Late Etruscan /ΛˆΙ‘wlΜ©/)

Noun[edit]

πŒ€πŒ…πŒ‰πŒ‹ (avil) inanimate

  1. year
    • final years of the 6th century B.C. or first years of the 5th[1], Thefario Velianas[2], Pyrgi Tablets, first plate, lines 9-10:
      πŒπŒ€πŒ‚Β·πŒ‚πŒ‰Β·πŒ€πŒ…πŒ‰πŒ‹Β·πŒ™πŒ–πŒ“πŒ…πŒ€πŒ“
      nacΒ·ciΒ·avilΒ·Ο‡urvar[3]
      for the three years of government[4]
  2. age

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pittau, p. 1659
  2. ^ Pittau, p. 1660
  3. ^ Pittau, p. 1661
  4. ^ Pittau, p. 1663; as β€œper i tre anni di governo”
  • Massimo Pittau, β€œGli Etruschi e Cartagine: i documenti epigrafici”, L’Africa romana: atti dell’XI convegno di studio; Dipartimento di Storia dell’UniversitΓ  degli Studi di Sassari; (December 1994)