Etruscan Glossary B

Compilation and translations from French, Italian and Latin
by Rick Mc Callister and Silvia Mc Callister-Castillo ©1999

Note: Etruscan did not have voiced stops, therefore B may be considered an alternate spelling of F, P or PH or a Latinate pronunciation

baca "berry." Latin [lrp 57]
of Tyrrhenian origin?

balma "cave" Alpine Romance [bm 24-25]
of Rhaetian origin?

balteus "sword belt" [g/lb83 60]
glossed as Etruscan by Romans [g/lb83 60]

barga "hut" Alpine Romance [bm 24-25]
of Rhaetian origin?

baró, barónis "strong man, lout" [rah 59]
Latin of Etruscan origin [rah 59]

bassus "low [rc 57]
Latin of Etruscan origin?

bat- "yawning" [cw 4-5, rc 57]
Latin Latin *batáre [cw 4-5, rc 57]
> Old French bayer "to yawn, gape" [cw 4-5, rc 57]
Vulgar Latin *abbaiare [cw 4-5, rc 57]
> Old French abaiier, baiier "to bay." [cw 4-5, rc 57]
of Etruscan origin?

battuere "to beat" Latin [cw 5, rc57]
of Etruscan origin?

bonus "good" [bc 199]
of Etruscan origin?

brenti "heather" [bm 24-25]
Tuscan of Etruscan origin [bm 24-25]

buttis "barrel" [b/b 128]
Tyrrhenian origin?

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