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Attestation: TI·33 (]nialui:pala) (1)
Language: perhaps Celtic
Word Type: proper noun
Semantic Field: patronymic

Grammatical Categories: dat. sg. masc.
Stem Class: o

Morphemic Analysis: °ni-al-ūi̯
Phonemic Analysis: °/nalūi̯/ or °/nnalūi̯/
Meaning: 'for the son of °nios'


Remains of a patronym in -al- derived from a personal name in °ni̯os*. Rhŷs 1914: 4 speculatively emends to slanialui* based on slaniai; cf. also )aniui and uenia (Tibiletti Bruno 1978: 138, Motta 2000: 202).

Corinna Salomon