νηλεῖτις

in ν

COMPOUND: νηλεῖτις, –ιδος
CATEGORIZATION: A [Part+N+Suf]
MEANING:guiltless, unoffending
ETYMOLOGY: ν- negative part. ‘un-‘ + noun root ἀλείτ- (ἀλείτης) ‘sinner’ (cf. ἀλιταίνω) + adj. suf. -ις 
OCCURRENCE: Od. XVI, 317; XIX, 498; XXII, 418.
CASE/GENDER/NUMBER: nom. f. pl.
HEADEDNESS: exocentric
CLASSIFICATION: determinative – karmadhāraya
NOTES: vowel lengthening -ε- > -η- in compounding; first member is not a free word in Greek