Other Forms FormsNehalenia, Nehalaenia, Nehellenia, Nenhellenia
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Contributor Contrib.Starshine Gunslinger on 12/6/2011
Name of a Gaulish goddess of commerce worshipped in what is now the Netherlands, whose worship was prevalent when the Romans arrived to the area. The etymology is unknown, though perhaps related to Indo-European *nāu- "boat", in which case it may have meant "seafarer" or "steerswoman".