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- Nechtan, a male given name. A term found on the Lunnasting stone, accepted as Pictish and read as the personal name nehhtonn by Allen and Anderson. Katherine Forsyth and Gordon Donaldson read the term as ᚅᚓᚆᚆᚈᚑᚅᚄ nehhtons instead.
- English: Nechtan
- ^ J. R. Allen and J. Anderson, The Early Christian Monuments of Scotland, Part III (1903; Edinburgh: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland)
- ^ K. Forsyth, The Ogham Inscriptions of Scotland: An Edited Corpus (unpublished PhD, archived by Harvard University, (1996)
- ^ Gordon Donaldson, The Edinburgh history of Scotland, volume 1 (1966)