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Attestation: NM·11 (kasiloi) (1)
Status: unlikely
Language: Celtic
Word Type: proper noun
Semantic Field: personal name

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

Morphemic Analysis: kass-il(l)-os
Phonemic Analysis: /kassilos/ or /kassillos/
Meaning: 'Kasilos'


Reading of the single attestation all but impossible, see NM·11.

If correct, a masculine o-stem personal name in the nominative, probably from the well-attested, but opaque base kassi- (Conway et al. 1933: 12, Lejeune 1971: 129 with n. 451). Cf. probable Latinised kasilus. kasilos finds comparanda in Gaulish (Latinised) casillus, cassillius (Delamarre 2007: 59) and Celtiberian kasilos (Stüber et al. 2009: 259).

Corinna Salomon


Conway et al. 1933 Robert Seymour Conway, Joshua Whatmough, Sarah Elizabeth Johnson, The Prae-Italic Dialects of Italy. Vol. III: Indexes, London: Oxford University Press 1933.
Delamarre 2007 Xavier Delamarre, Noms de personnes celtiques dans l'épigraphie classique. Nomina Celtica Antiqua Selecta Inscriptionum, Paris: Errance 2007.