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Maximum number of loops have been performed
Maximum number of loops have been performed
Attestation: TI·30 (mationa[) (1)
Status: constructed
Language: Celtic
Word Type: proper noun
Semantic Field: patronymic

Grammatical Categories:

Case: dat.
Number: sg.
Gender: masc.
Stem Class: o

Morphemic Analysis: mati̯on-al-ūi̯ Attention, needs to be checked!
Phonemic Analysis: /matonalū/
Meaning: "to the son of Matiu"


Celt. *mati- or *matu- (Motta 2000: 203, KGP: 239-240, GPN: 228-232, Motta 1995: 130).


GPN David Ellis Evans, Gaulish Personal Names. A Study of Continental Celtic Formations., Oxford: Clarendon Press 1967.
KGP Karl Horst Schmidt, "Die Komposition in gallischen Personennamen", Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 26 (1957), 33–301.
Motta 1995 Filippo Motta, "La Stele di Cureggio", in: Joseph Francis Eska, R. Geraint Gruffydd, Nicolas Jacobs (Eds.), Hispano-Gallo-Brittonica. Essays in honour of Professor D. Ellis Evans on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday, Cardiff: University of Wales Press 1995, 126-137.
Motta 2000 Filippo Motta, "La documentazione epigrafica e linguistica", in: Raffaele Carlo De Marinis, Simonetta Biaggio Simona (Eds.), I Leponti tra mito e realtà, Locarno: Gruppo Archeologia Ticino 2000, 181–222.