πŒ˜πŒ„πŒ“πŒ”πŒ–

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Etruscan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps a loan from Ancient Greek; compare Ο€ΟΟŒΟƒΟ‰Ο€ΞΏΞ½ (prΓ³sōpon, β€œface, mask”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

πŒ˜πŒ„πŒ“πŒ”πŒ– β€’ (Ο†ersu)[1]

  1. a mask
  2. a masked individual, often performing in funerary games
  3. an actor

Descendants[edit]

  • β†’? Latin: persōna (see there for further descendants)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bonfante, Giuliano; Larissa, Giuliano, The Etruscan Language: An Introduction, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1983, β†’ISBN, page 218