veto

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See also: Veto, vetó, véto, vétó, věto, vető, and vétő

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin vetō (I forbid).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

veto (plural vetoes or vetos)

  1. A political right to disapprove of (and thereby stop) the process of a decision, a law etc.
  2. An invocation of that right.
    • 1978, Richard Nixon, “The Presidency 1973-1974”, in RN: the Memoirs of Richard Nixon[1], Grosset & Dunlap, →ISBN, →LCCN, →OCLC, →OL, page 1078:
      I called Haig in and told him that I wanted to veto the agricultural appropriations bill we had discussed in the Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, because I did not want Ford to have to do it on his first day as President. Haig brought the veto statement in, and I signed it. It was the last piece of legislation I acted on as President.
  3. An authoritative prohibition or negative; a forbidding; an interdiction.
  4. A technique or mechanism for discarding what would otherwise constitute a false positive in a scientific experiment
    • 2021 J.R. Wilson and the Hyper-Kamiokande Collaboration 2021 J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 2156 012153
      An outer detector (OD) region will act as both a passive shield for low energy backgrounds and an active veto for cosmic ray muons.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

veto (third-person singular simple present vetoes, present participle vetoing, simple past and past participle vetoed)

  1. (transitive) To use a veto against.

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

veto

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of vetar

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

veto n

  1. veto

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Further reading[edit]

  • veto in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • veto in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vetō (I forbid).

Noun[edit]

veto n (singular definite vetoet, plural indefinite vetoer)

  1. veto

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin vetō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈveː.toː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ve‧to

Noun[edit]

veto n (plural veto's, diminutive vetootje n)

  1. veto

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *veto, equivalent to vetää (to pull) +‎ -o.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋeto/, [ˈʋe̞t̪o̞]
  • Rhymes: -eto
  • Syllabification(key): ve‧to

Noun[edit]

veto

  1. pull (act of pulling)
  2. pull (attractive force)
  3. draught (current of [cold] air)
  4. draught (in the flue of a fireplace, stove, or similar)
  5. stroke of hand, oar etc.
  6. (sports) shot, kick (an aimed shot at the goal in a ball game)
  7. (colloquial) move, as in a game or similar
    Tuo oli hyvä veto!
    That was a good move!
  8. spurt, sprint
  9. winding (mechanical energy stored in a wound coil in a clockwork or other mechanism)
  10. (figuratively) energy, winding, steam
    Minulta alkaa veto loppua.I'm beginning to run out of steam.
    Olet kyllä yhä vedossa!Man, you've still got it!
  11. (medicine) traction (mechanically applied sustained pull)
  12. Short for hengenveto (gasp).
  13. (electronics) trace (on a printed circuit board)
    Synonym: johdin
Declension[edit]
Inflection of veto (Kotus type 1*F/valo, t-d gradation)
nominative veto vedot
genitive vedon vetojen
partitive vetoa vetoja
illative vetoon vetoihin
singular plural
nominative veto vedot
accusative nom. veto vedot
gen. vedon
genitive vedon vetojen
partitive vetoa vetoja
inessive vedossa vedoissa
elative vedosta vedoista
illative vetoon vetoihin
adessive vedolla vedoilla
ablative vedolta vedoilta
allative vedolle vedoille
essive vetona vetoina
translative vedoksi vedoiksi
abessive vedotta vedoitta
instructive vedoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of veto (type valo)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative vetoni vetoni
accusative nom. vetoni vetoni
gen. vetoni
genitive vetoni vetojeni
partitive vetoani vetojani
inessive vedossani vedoissani
elative vedostani vedoistani
illative vetooni vetoihini
adessive vedollani vedoillani
ablative vedoltani vedoiltani
allative vedolleni vedoilleni
essive vetonani vetoinani
translative vedokseni vedoikseni
abessive vedottani vedoittani
instructive
comitative vetoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative vetosi vetosi
accusative nom. vetosi vetosi
gen. vetosi
genitive vetosi vetojesi
partitive vetoasi vetojasi
inessive vedossasi vedoissasi
elative vedostasi vedoistasi
illative vetoosi vetoihisi
adessive vedollasi vedoillasi
ablative vedoltasi vedoiltasi
allative vedollesi vedoillesi
essive vetonasi vetoinasi
translative vedoksesi vedoiksesi
abessive vedottasi vedoittasi
instructive
comitative vetoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative vetomme vetomme
accusative nom. vetomme vetomme
gen. vetomme
genitive vetomme vetojemme
partitive vetoamme vetojamme
inessive vedossamme vedoissamme
elative vedostamme vedoistamme
illative vetoomme vetoihimme
adessive vedollamme vedoillamme
ablative vedoltamme vedoiltamme
allative vedollemme vedoillemme
essive vetonamme vetoinamme
translative vedoksemme vedoiksemme
abessive vedottamme vedoittamme
instructive
comitative vetoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative vetonne vetonne
accusative nom. vetonne vetonne
gen. vetonne
genitive vetonne vetojenne
partitive vetoanne vetojanne
inessive vedossanne vedoissanne
elative vedostanne vedoistanne
illative vetoonne vetoihinne
adessive vedollanne vedoillanne
ablative vedoltanne vedoiltanne
allative vedollenne vedoillenne
essive vetonanne vetoinanne
translative vedoksenne vedoiksenne
abessive vedottanne vedoittanne
instructive
comitative vetoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative vetonsa vetonsa
accusative nom. vetonsa vetonsa
gen. vetonsa
genitive vetonsa vetojensa
partitive vetoaan
vetoansa
vetojaan
vetojansa
inessive vedossaan
vedossansa
vedoissaan
vedoissansa
elative vedostaan
vedostansa
vedoistaan
vedoistansa
illative vetoonsa vetoihinsa
adessive vedollaan
vedollansa
vedoillaan
vedoillansa
ablative vedoltaan
vedoltansa
vedoiltaan
vedoiltansa
allative vedolleen
vedollensa
vedoilleen
vedoillensa
essive vetonaan
vetonansa
vetoinaan
vetoinansa
translative vedokseen
vedoksensa
vedoikseen
vedoiksensa
abessive vedottaan
vedottansa
vedoittaan
vedoittansa
instructive
comitative vetoineen
vetoinensa
Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably borrowed from Old Swedish væþ, vedh, from Old Norse veð, from Proto-Germanic *wadją. Also associated with etymology 1.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋeto/, [ˈʋe̞t̪o̞]
  • Rhymes: -eto
  • Syllabification(key): ve‧to

Noun[edit]

veto

  1. bet, wager (an instance of making a bet)
Usage notes[edit]

veto means an instance of betting, an agreement to wager something. The thing wagered is panos.

Declension[edit]
Inflection of veto (Kotus type 1*F/valo, t-d gradation)
nominative veto vedot
genitive vedon vetojen
partitive vetoa vetoja
illative vetoon vetoihin
singular plural
nominative veto vedot
accusative nom. veto vedot
gen. vedon
genitive vedon vetojen
partitive vetoa vetoja
inessive vedossa vedoissa
elative vedosta vedoista
illative vetoon vetoihin
adessive vedolla vedoilla
ablative vedolta vedoilta
allative vedolle vedoille
essive vetona vetoina
translative vedoksi vedoiksi
abessive vedotta vedoitta
instructive vedoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of veto (type valo)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative vetoni vetoni
accusative nom. vetoni vetoni
gen. vetoni
genitive vetoni vetojeni
partitive vetoani vetojani
inessive vedossani vedoissani
elative vedostani vedoistani
illative vetooni vetoihini
adessive vedollani vedoillani
ablative vedoltani vedoiltani
allative vedolleni vedoilleni
essive vetonani vetoinani
translative vedokseni vedoikseni
abessive vedottani vedoittani
instructive
comitative vetoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative vetosi vetosi
accusative nom. vetosi vetosi
gen. vetosi
genitive vetosi vetojesi
partitive vetoasi vetojasi
inessive vedossasi vedoissasi
elative vedostasi vedoistasi
illative vetoosi vetoihisi
adessive vedollasi vedoillasi
ablative vedoltasi vedoiltasi
allative vedollesi vedoillesi
essive vetonasi vetoinasi
translative vedoksesi vedoiksesi
abessive vedottasi vedoittasi
instructive
comitative vetoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative vetomme vetomme
accusative nom. vetomme vetomme
gen. vetomme
genitive vetomme vetojemme
partitive vetoamme vetojamme
inessive vedossamme vedoissamme
elative vedostamme vedoistamme
illative vetoomme vetoihimme
adessive vedollamme vedoillamme
ablative vedoltamme vedoiltamme
allative vedollemme vedoillemme
essive vetonamme vetoinamme
translative vedoksemme vedoiksemme
abessive vedottamme vedoittamme
instructive
comitative vetoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative vetonne vetonne
accusative nom. vetonne vetonne
gen. vetonne
genitive vetonne vetojenne
partitive vetoanne vetojanne
inessive vedossanne vedoissanne
elative vedostanne vedoistanne
illative vetoonne vetoihinne
adessive vedollanne vedoillanne
ablative vedoltanne vedoiltanne
allative vedollenne vedoillenne
essive vetonanne vetoinanne
translative vedoksenne vedoiksenne
abessive vedottanne vedoittanne
instructive
comitative vetoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative vetonsa vetonsa
accusative nom. vetonsa vetonsa
gen. vetonsa
genitive vetonsa vetojensa
partitive vetoaan
vetoansa
vetojaan
vetojansa
inessive vedossaan
vedossansa
vedoissaan
vedoissansa
elative vedostaan
vedostansa
vedoistaan
vedoistansa
illative vetoonsa vetoihinsa
adessive vedollaan
vedollansa
vedoillaan
vedoillansa
ablative vedoltaan
vedoltansa
vedoiltaan
vedoiltansa
allative vedolleen
vedollensa
vedoilleen
vedoillensa
essive vetonaan
vetonansa
vetoinaan
vetoinansa
translative vedokseen
vedoksensa
vedoikseen
vedoiksensa
abessive vedottaan
vedottansa
vedoittaan
vedoittansa
instructive
comitative vetoineen
vetoinensa
Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin veto (I forbid).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋe(ː)t(ː)o/, [ˈʋe̞(ː)t̪(ː)o̞]
  • Rhymes: -eto
  • Syllabification(key): ve‧to

Noun[edit]

veto

  1. veto
Declension[edit]
Inflection of veto (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative veto vetot
genitive veton vetojen
partitive vetoa vetoja
illative vetoon vetoihin
singular plural
nominative veto vetot
accusative nom. veto vetot
gen. veton
genitive veton vetojen
partitive vetoa vetoja
inessive vetossa vetoissa
elative vetosta vetoista
illative vetoon vetoihin
adessive vetolla vetoilla
ablative vetolta vetoilta
allative vetolle vetoille
essive vetona vetoina
translative vetoksi vetoiksi
abessive vetotta vetoitta
instructive vetoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of veto (type valo)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative vetoni vetoni
accusative nom. vetoni vetoni
gen. vetoni
genitive vetoni vetojeni
partitive vetoani vetojani
inessive vetossani vetoissani
elative vetostani vetoistani
illative vetooni vetoihini
adessive vetollani vetoillani
ablative vetoltani vetoiltani
allative vetolleni vetoilleni
essive vetonani vetoinani
translative vetokseni vetoikseni
abessive vetottani vetoittani
instructive
comitative vetoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative vetosi vetosi
accusative nom. vetosi vetosi
gen. vetosi
genitive vetosi vetojesi
partitive vetoasi vetojasi
inessive vetossasi vetoissasi
elative vetostasi vetoistasi
illative vetoosi vetoihisi
adessive vetollasi vetoillasi
ablative vetoltasi vetoiltasi
allative vetollesi vetoillesi
essive vetonasi vetoinasi
translative vetoksesi vetoiksesi
abessive vetottasi vetoittasi
instructive
comitative vetoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative vetomme vetomme
accusative nom. vetomme vetomme
gen. vetomme
genitive vetomme vetojemme
partitive vetoamme vetojamme
inessive vetossamme vetoissamme
elative vetostamme vetoistamme
illative vetoomme vetoihimme
adessive vetollamme vetoillamme
ablative vetoltamme vetoiltamme
allative vetollemme vetoillemme
essive vetonamme vetoinamme
translative vetoksemme vetoiksemme
abessive vetottamme vetoittamme
instructive
comitative vetoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative vetonne vetonne
accusative nom. vetonne vetonne
gen. vetonne
genitive vetonne vetojenne
partitive vetoanne vetojanne
inessive vetossanne vetoissanne
elative vetostanne vetoistanne
illative vetoonne vetoihinne
adessive vetollanne vetoillanne
ablative vetoltanne vetoiltanne
allative vetollenne vetoillenne
essive vetonanne vetoinanne
translative vetoksenne vetoiksenne
abessive vetottanne vetoittanne
instructive
comitative vetoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative vetonsa vetonsa
accusative nom. vetonsa vetonsa
gen. vetonsa
genitive vetonsa vetojensa
partitive vetoaan
vetoansa
vetojaan
vetojansa
inessive vetossaan
vetossansa
vetoissaan
vetoissansa
elative vetostaan
vetostansa
vetoistaan
vetoistansa
illative vetoonsa vetoihinsa
adessive vetollaan
vetollansa
vetoillaan
vetoillansa
ablative vetoltaan
vetoltansa
vetoiltaan
vetoiltansa
allative vetolleen
vetollensa
vetoilleen
vetoillensa
essive vetonaan
vetonansa
vetoinaan
vetoinansa
translative vetokseen
vetoksensa
vetoikseen
vetoiksensa
abessive vetottaan
vetottansa
vetoittaan
vetoittansa
instructive
comitative vetoineen
vetoinensa
Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

veto m (plural vetos)

  1. veto
    Le Président de la République a mis son véto.
    The President of the Republic put his/her veto.
Descendants[edit]
  • Turkish: veto

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

veto m or f by sense (plural vetos)

  1. vet (veterinarian)
    Nous avons dû emmener le chien chez le veto.
    We had to take the dog to the vet.

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Ingrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *veto, equivalent to vettää (to pull) +‎ -o. Cognates include Finnish veto and Estonian vedu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

veto

  1. pull
  2. bet, wager
  3. distance between two ice holes
  4. draught (draw through a flue)

Declension[edit]

Declension of veto (type 4/koivu, t- gradation, gemination)
singular plural
nominative veto veot
genitive veon vettoin, vetoloin
partitive vettoa vetoja, vetoloja
illative vettoo vettoi, vetoloihe
inessive veos veois, vetolois
elative veost veoist, vetoloist
allative veolle veoille, vetoloille
adessive veol veoil, vetoloil
ablative veolt veoilt, vetoloilt
translative veoks veoiks, vetoloiks
essive vetonna, vettoon vetoinna, vetoloinna, vettoin, vetoloin
exessive1) vetont vetoint, vetoloint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
**) the comitative is formed by adding the suffix -ka? or -kä? to the genitive.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 650

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

veto m (plural veti)

  1. veto

References[edit]

  1. ^ veto in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier votō, votāre, from Proto-Italic *wotāō, from Proto-Indo-European *weth₂- (to say).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vetō (present infinitive vetāre, perfect active vetuī, supine vetitum); first conjugation

  1. to forbid, prevent, prohibit
    • 29 BCE – 19 BCE, Virgil, Aeneid 1.39:
      “Quippe vetor fātīs.”
      “No doubt it is forbidden by the Fates.”
      (Juno seeks to destroy the Trojans despite the will of the Fates.)
    Synonyms: prohibeō, abdīcō
  2. to advise not to
    • 1st c. BC, Marcus Tullius Cicero, Epistulae ad Atticum :
      Pragmatici homines omnibus historiis, praeceptis, versibus denique cavere iubent et vetant credere.
      Prudent men in all their histories, teachings and verse besides tell us to beware and advise us not to believe.
  3. to oppose, veto
    Synonyms: oppōnō, adversor, obversor, refrāgor, recūsō, repugnō, restō, resistō, officiō, subsistō, dīvertō, resistō, obstō
    • 1st century AD, Seneca Minor, Troades, line 334
      Quod nōn vetat lēx, hoc vetat fierī pudor.
      What law forbids not, decency forbids be done.

Conjugation[edit]

   Conjugation of vetō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present vetō vetās vetat vetāmus vetātis vetant
imperfect vetābam vetābās vetābat vetābāmus vetābātis vetābant
future vetābō vetābis vetābit vetābimus vetābitis vetābunt
perfect vetuī vetuistī vetuit vetuimus vetuistis vetuērunt,
vetuēre
pluperfect vetueram vetuerās vetuerat vetuerāmus vetuerātis vetuerant
future perfect vetuerō vetueris vetuerit vetuerimus vetueritis vetuerint
passive present vetor vetāris,
vetāre
vetātur vetāmur vetāminī vetantur
imperfect vetābar vetābāris,
vetābāre
vetābātur vetābāmur vetābāminī vetābantur
future vetābor vetāberis,
vetābere
vetābitur vetābimur vetābiminī vetābuntur
perfect vetitus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect vetitus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect vetitus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present vetem vetēs vetet vetēmus vetētis vetent
imperfect vetārem vetārēs vetāret vetārēmus vetārētis vetārent
perfect vetuerim vetuerīs vetuerit vetuerīmus vetuerītis vetuerint
pluperfect vetuissem vetuissēs vetuisset vetuissēmus vetuissētis vetuissent
passive present veter vetēris,
vetēre
vetētur vetēmur vetēminī vetentur
imperfect vetārer vetārēris,
vetārēre
vetārētur vetārēmur vetārēminī vetārentur
perfect vetitus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect vetitus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present vetā vetāte
future vetātō vetātō vetātōte vetantō
passive present vetāre vetāminī
future vetātor vetātor vetantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives vetāre vetuisse vetitūrum esse vetārī vetitum esse vetitum īrī
participles vetāns vetitūrus vetitus vetandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
vetandī vetandō vetandum vetandō vetitum vetitū

Interjection[edit]

vetō

  1. to forbid it! to protest!

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used in the Senate by tribunes to oppose objectionable measures.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • veto”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • veto”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • veto in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[5], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) an old proverb tells us not to..: vetamur vetere proverbio
    • the law orders, forbids (expressly, distinctly): lex iubet, vetat (dilucide, planissime)
    • (ambiguous) an old proverb tells us not to..: vetamur vetere proverbio
    • (ambiguous) to give up old customs: a vetere consuetudine discedere
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “ve/otō”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 672

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vetō (I forbid, oppose, veto), from votō, votāre, from Proto-Italic *wotāō, from Proto-Indo-European *weth₂- (to say).

Noun[edit]

veto n (definite singular vetoet, indefinite plural veto or vetoer, definite plural vetoa or vetoene)

  1. a veto

References[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin veto.

Noun[edit]

veto n (definite singular vetoet, indefinite plural veto, definite plural vetoa)

  1. a veto

References[edit]

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
 

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

veto m (plural vetos)

  1. (politics) veto (blocking of a process or decision)

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

veto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of vetar

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin veto or French veto.

Noun[edit]

veto n (plural vetouri)

  1. veto

Declension[edit]

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin veto.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋêːto/
  • Hyphenation: ve‧to

Noun[edit]

vȇto m (Cyrillic spelling ве̑то)

  1. veto

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • veto” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbeto/ [ˈbe.t̪o]
  • Rhymes: -eto
  • Syllabification: ve‧to

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin vetō.

Noun[edit]

veto m (plural vetos)

  1. veto

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

veto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of vetar

Further reading[edit]

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English veto.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

veto (n class, plural veto)

  1. veto

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

veto n

  1. veto

Declension[edit]

Declension of veto 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative veto vetot veton vetona
Genitive vetos vetots vetons vetonas

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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Votic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *veto.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Luutsa, Liivtšülä) IPA(key): /ˈveto/, [ˈveto]
  • Rhymes: -eto
  • Hyphenation: ve‧to

Noun[edit]

veto

  1. draft, transportation (with draft animals)

Inflection[edit]

Declension of veto (type II/võrkko, t- gradation)
singular plural
nominative veto veod
genitive veo vetojõ, vetoi
partitive vettoa vetoitõ, vetoi
illative vettosõ, vetto vetoisõ
inessive veoz vetoiz
elative veossõ vetoissõ
allative veolõ vetoilõ
adessive veollõ vetoillõ
ablative veoltõ vetoiltõ
translative veossi vetoissi
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
**) the terminative is formed by adding the suffix -ssaa to the short illative (sg) or the genitive.
***) the comitative is formed by adding the suffix -ka to the genitive.

References[edit]

  • Hallap, V.; Adler, E.; Grünberg, S.; Leppik, M. (2012), “veto”, in Vadja keele sõnaraamat [A dictionary of the Votic language], 2nd edition, Tallinn