Bélchon is the genitive - the nominative is Bélchú - but that doesn't make
any difference to the meaning. I had assumed it meant "dog-mouth", and a
link with Cunobelinus never occurred to me. Anyone know if that's
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From: "TOM SMITH" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 6:20 PM
Subject: Re: [OLD-IRISH-L] Some thoughts on the origin of the Táin and Cú
Chris Gwinn wrote-
"Other than Cunobelinus, I can't find any other examples of compound Cuno-
names that possibly contain a theonyms"
How about the warrior in the current translation-Belcon. Is that name
related to Cunobelinus?
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