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Attestation: CO·79 (uitilios) (1)
Language: Celtic
Word Type: proper noun
Semantic Field: personal name

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

Morphemic Analysis: u̯īt-il(l)-(i)i̯-os or u̯id-il(l)-(i)i̯-os
Phonemic Analysis: /ītil(l)(i)os/ or /i/īdil(l)(i)os/
Meaning: 'Uitilios'


Masculine personal name in the nominative. The base may be u̯ītu- 'willow', cf. uitula (Belgica, s. Delamarre 2007: 203), but the vowel in the suffix would be expected to be u rather than i (even if this is not always regular, see the morpheme page); an alternative is u̯id- 'knowing' uel sim. Cf. Lejeune 1971: 65 f., n. 232.

Probably also attested (though possibly with a different stem) is the genitive uitili.

Corinna Salomon


Delamarre 2007 Xavier Delamarre, Noms de personnes celtiques dans l'épigraphie classique. Nomina Celtica Antiqua Selecta Inscriptionum, Paris: Errance 2007.