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Attestation: MI·7.2 (ḷẹtiusiuilịos/??????????????) (1)
Status: dubious
Language: Celtic
Word Type: proper noun
Semantic Field: personal name

Grammatical Categories: nom. sg.
Stem Class: on

Morphemic Analysis: let-(i)i̯
Phonemic Analysis: /let(t)/d(i)ū/
Meaning: 'Letiu'


See the inscription page on the doubtful reading.

If correct, the form is an on-stem personal name, possibly with hypocoristic gemination of the dental. The base could be let(t)-, cf. letus, let(t)ius/-a (Delamarre 2007: 116), maybe lēto- 'gray' (Delamarre 2007: 224, DLG: 200), or led- (Delamarre 2007: 224 et passim). See also Tibiletti Bruno 1978: 150.

Corinna Salomon


Delamarre 2007 Xavier Delamarre, Noms de personnes celtiques dans l'épigraphie classique. Nomina Celtica Antiqua Selecta Inscriptionum, Paris: Errance 2007.
DLG Xavier Delamarre, Dictionnaire de la langue gauloise. Une approche linguistique du vieux-celtique continental, 2nd, revised edition, Paris: Errance 2003.