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- (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈde.us wult/, [ˈde.ʊs wʊɫt]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈde.us vult/, [ˈdeː.us vult]
From Deus (“God”) + vult (“he wishes, he's willing”), the third person singular of volō (“I wish, I'm willing”). Literally meaning "God wishes" or "God's willing". It was the battle-cry of the First Crusade.