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Etymology edit

vē- (not, anti-) +‎ Iovis (Jove), from Proto-Italic *djous (day, sky; Jove), from Proto-Indo-European *dyḗws (sky god).

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Vēiovis m sg (genitive Vēiovis); third declension

  1. (religion) Vejovis, an ancient Roman deity considered to be an underworld counterpart of Jupiter; literally “Little Jupiter”, “Anti-Jove

Declension edit

Third-declension noun (i-stem), singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Vēiovis
Genitive Vēiovis
Dative Vēiovī
Accusative Vēiovem
Ablative Vēiove
Vocative Vēiovis

See also edit

References edit

  • Veiovis”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Veiovis”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers