Meaning of veve in English:

veve

noun

(also vèvè)
  • In voodoo and some other Afro-Caribbean religions: any of various symbols used to represent or summon a particular god or spirit.

    In ritual use a veve is traditionally made on the ground using lines of cornmeal, ash, or another powdery substance.

Pronunciation

veve

/veɪv/ /ˈveɪveɪ/

Origin

1930s. From Haitian Creole vèvè from Portuguese viver to live, be alive.