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Veja mate

by Aldis Putelis
Veja mate ("mother of the winds") guards over the wood and the birds in the forests. When she travels over the land, it is said that she 'blows on her whistle' (referring to the sound the wind makes). She is also mentioned in song texts as being pleaded to by sailors.

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  • Also known as:
    Wehja mahte
  • Etymology:
    Mother of the winds

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