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Attestation: TI·27.1 (kuaśoni:pala:telialui) (1)
Status: probable
Language: Celtic
Word Type: proper noun
Semantic Field: patronymic

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

Morphemic Analysis: tel-i̯-al-ūi̯
Phonemic Analysis: /dellii̯alū/ (?)
Meaning: 'for the son of Telios'


See the inscription page on the reading.

Patronym in the dative formed from a personal name telios*. The best comparanda for the base are names in dell-, especially the formally equivalent delli̯os, delli̯ā, which have a wide distribution in Transalpine Gaul (e.g. CIL XII 5011 dellia [Narbonne], s. Delamarre 2007: 219 et passim).


CIL Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum. (17 volumes, various supplements)
Delamarre 2007 Xavier Delamarre, Noms de personnes celtiques dans l'épigraphie classique. Nomina Celtica Antiqua Selecta Inscriptionum, Paris: Errance 2007.