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

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

Morphemic Analysis: siu-il(l)-(i)i̯-os
Phonemic Analysis: /si/īil(l)(i)os/
Meaning: 'Siuilios'


See the inscription page on the doubtful reading.

If correct, the form is most probably a patronym formed with the suffix -(i)i̯- from a personal name siuil(l)os. The latter would be formed with the suffix -il(l)-; for the base cf. names in siu- in AcS II: 1590 f., the best comparandum being siueli[a] in a Latin inscription from Transalpine Gaul (Delamarre 2007: 169). See also Lejeune 1971: 65, n. 221, Tibiletti Bruno 1978: 150.

Corinna Salomon


AcS Alfred Holder, Alt-celtischer Sprachschatz, Leipzig: Teubner 1896–1907.
Delamarre 2007 Xavier Delamarre, Noms de personnes celtiques dans l'épigraphie classique. Nomina Celtica Antiqua Selecta Inscriptionum, Paris: Errance 2007.