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Language: Raetic
Word type: verb

Tense: past

Morphemic analysis: li-ke
Meaning: unknown

Attestation: SZ-22.1 (perkusiale/like iiuịị) (1)


The form can most probably be segmented into a verbal stem with the preterite ending -ke. More problematic is the identification of the verbal base. A stem li- is not so far attested elsewhere in the Raetic corpus. Should the form be ilike (see SZ-22.1), the stem would resemble that of the deverbal noun eluku (corresponding to Etruscan ilucu with anlauting i). Another possible comparandum is Etruscan alice 'presented', though no explanation could at present be given for the variation in the anlauting vowel.