Vestinian

Facts

  • Language: Vestinian
  • Alternate names:
  • Language code: doscv
  • Language family:
  • Number of speakers:
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    Introduction

    Vestinian is the name given to the extinct Osco-Umbrian language spoken by Vestini, who lived on the eastern side of Italy near the Picenes and the Marrucini.

    The Verb

    Sample

    The following text sample is from an inscription from 3rd century BCE.

     t . uetio 
     duno
     didet
     herclo
     iouio
     brat
     data
    

    Translation: "Titus Vetius gave (this as) a gift to Hercules Jouius. Gratefully given."

    Verb: didet ('to give'; active, past)