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From Latin Vējovis, a later spelling of Vēiovis, from Old Latin Vēdiovis, from + Diovis from Proto-Italic *djous, *djowes, from Proto-Indo-European *dyḗws.

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IPA(key): /ˈve.joʊ.vɪs/, /ˈvɛ.d͡ʒoʊ.vɪs/

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Vejovis

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

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vē- (not, anti-) +‎ Jovis (Jove), from Proto-Italic *djous, *djowes (day, sky; Jove) from Proto-Indo-European *dyḗws (sky god, literally the bright one).

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Vējovis m sg (genitive Vējovis); third declension

  1. (religion) Alternative spelling of Vēiovis (Vejove, an old Italic Roman god; literally Anti-Jove)

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

Case Singular
Nominative Vējovis
Genitive Vējovis
Dative Vējovī
Accusative Vējovem
Ablative Vējove
Vocative Vējovis

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  • Vejovis”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Vejovis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette