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Ve­da and Ve­to

Ve­da (Span­ish for “closed sea­son” such as, the time of year when you can’t hunt for your fa­vorite beast) comes from the Latin vetare, which meant, “to for­bid”.

In fact, from the same Latin root, we get the Eng­lish… ve­to. Ve­to is ac­tu­al­ly the first per­son con­ju­ga­tion in Latin: “I for­bid!”

We can clear­ly see the that the v‑d of ve­da maps to the v‑t of ve­to.

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