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Language: Raetic
Word type: proper noun

Number: singular

Meaning: 'Lasta'

Paradigm: lasta (singular), lastasi (pertinentive, singular) (2)
Attestation: SZ-1.1 (lasta φirimaþinaχe/χi kaśiχanu), SZ-15.1 (lastaθianuesiunne/pitiekapaśunu) (2)


Attested twice in this form in Sanzeno context. Probably corresponding to lasθe (Magrè), with variation in the writing of the dental (see The Raetic language) and in the auslaut. The latter is best explained as the result of different approaches to adapting a foreign name to Raetic. Auslauting a in lasta might be a reflex of foreign oUntermann 1961 I: 111 (n. 195, 180) postulates a base *lastus for lastulus (Vicenza); Schumacher 1998 adds a hypothetical Venetic *lastos. Cp. also lauste.