> All the names of the Celtic gods usually have an primitive meaning.
> Taranis' name is certainly connected with the concept of thunder, just
> like Lugos means "the shining one" or Maponos (one of the epictets of
> Lugos) means "the young".
Lugus does not likely mean "the shining one" - there is no known Proto Indo
European root meaning "shine/bright/light" which would give us a Celtic
lugu-. The name much more likely means "Oath God" (PIE *leugh- "swear an
- Chris Gwinn