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Re: Celtic months (was: Some suggestions)
On Wed, 27 Jan 1999, Raymond A. Brown wrote:
> >> Legal Kernu 'Cutios' (April) might be cognate with Céiteann (May) and
> >If Ceiteann means 'head of summer', then no, as head was pennos (Pensamos,
> >perhaps). Cutios is left unrevealled.
> But 'ceud' in Gaelic is 1st, not head. 'Ceiteann' might be 1st (of summer) ?
I checked out my Gaulish source for this. cintos is "first"; Cutios might
possibly be connected with the root cuti- "anger" or "rage"; though
that's a guess.