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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Lai


LAI | LAY

Lai, specific Sardinian, is widespread in Sardinia, Lay, decidedly more rare, has a stock in Sassari and one in Cagliari, should derive from the toponym Alà dei Sardi (SS) for aphaeresis, but it is also possible a derivation, always for aphaeresis, of the name Nicola. additions provided by Giuseppe Concas LAI: meaning and etymology. The lai, in Italian, are the laments, sad and painful voices. From the Celtic lai. Laòs in Greek means people: de Lai = from the people?

Bibliographic source' "L'origine dei cognomi Italianim storia ed etimologia" di E. Rossoni disponibile online su: https://archive.org/


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