Of the Sicel language the little that is known is derived from glosses of ancient writers and from a very few inscriptions, not all of which are demonstrably Siculan. It is thought that the Sicels did not employ writing until they were influenced by the Greek colonists.
- tenti (Lat. tendit) '(someone) holds'
- brtome (Lat. *fertum, from ferre) 'carried'
- Baldi, Philip. The foundations of Latin. New York. 2002.