دیو

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian دیو(div).

Noun[edit]

دیو ‎(div)

  1. demon
  2. jinn, genie
  3. giant

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Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian ŠDYA(dēw, evil spirit), from Old Persian 𐎭𐎡𐎺(daiva-), from Proto-Iranian *daiva- (compare Avestan 𐬛𐬀𐬉𐬎𐬎𐬀(daēuua-)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Sanskrit देव(devá)), from Proto-Indo-European *deywós(god) (compare Welsh duw, Latin deus, dīvus, Lithuanian dievas). Akin to Old Armenian դեւ(dew), Georgian დევი(devi), Iranian borrowings.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

دیو ‎(dêv) ‎(plural دیوان(dêvân) or دیوها(dêv-hâ))

Dari دیو
Iranian Persian دیو
Tajik дев(dev)
  1. demon
  2. daeva

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian دیو(div).

Noun[edit]

دیو ‎(dīvm ‎(Hindi spelling दीव)

  1. demon
  2. jinn

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit दैव(daiva).

Noun[edit]

دیو ‎(daivm ‎(Hindi spelling दैव)

  1. deity
  2. god
  3. celestial being