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Attestation: TI·11 (rupelos) (1)
Status: uncertain
Language: Celtic
Word Type: proper noun
Semantic Field: personal name

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

Morphemic Analysis: rūn-el-os
Phonemic Analysis: /rūnelos/ or /rūnellos/
Meaning: 'Runelos'


See the inscription on the uncertain reading.

The form is an o-stem personal name formed with an l-suffix (see -il(l)-) from the base rūn- 'secret', cf. Lejeune 1971: 64, n. 218, Motta 2000: 212. Tibiletti Bruno 1978: 143 alternatively cites isolated rundo (CIL XIII 6177).

Corinna Salomon


CIL Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum. (17 volumes, various supplements)