देवी

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit देवी (dévī, devī́).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /d̪eː.ʋiː/

Noun[edit]

देवी (devīf

  1. female deity, goddess

Declension[edit]


Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

देवी f

  1. Devanagari script form of devī (“goddess, queen”)

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Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *déywih₂ (goddess). Cognate with Lithuanian deivė, Avestan 𐬛𐬀𐬉𐬎𐬎𐬍(daēuuī, female Daeva).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

देवी (dévī or devī́f

  1. female deity, goddess
    • c. 1700 BCE – 1200 BCE, Ṛgveda 5.69.3:
      प्रातर्देवीम्अदितिं जोहवीमि मध्यंदिन उदिता सूर्यस्य ।
      prātardevīmaditiṃ johavīmi madhyaṃdina uditā sūryasya .
      I call on Aditi the Goddess at dawn, at noon and when the Sun is setting.

Declension[edit]

Feminine ī-stem declension of देवी (dévī)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative देवी
dévī
देव्यौ / देवी¹
dévyau / dévī¹
देव्यः / देवीः¹
dévyaḥ / dévīḥ¹
Vocative देवि
dévi
देव्यौ / देवी¹
dévyau / dévī¹
देव्यः / देवीः¹
dévyaḥ / dévīḥ¹
Accusative देवीम्
dévīm
देव्यौ / देवी¹
dévyau / dévī¹
देवीः
dévīḥ
Instrumental देव्या
dévyā
देवीभ्याम्
dévībhyām
देवीभिः
dévībhiḥ
Dative देव्यै
dévyai
देवीभ्याम्
dévībhyām
देवीभ्यः
dévībhyaḥ
Ablative देव्याः
dévyāḥ
देवीभ्याम्
dévībhyām
देवीभ्यः
dévībhyaḥ
Genitive देव्याः
dévyāḥ
देव्योः
dévyoḥ
देवीनाम्
dévīnām
Locative देव्याम्
dévyām
देव्योः
dévyoḥ
देवीषु
dévīṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic
Feminine ī-stem declension of देवी (devī́)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative देवी
devī́
देव्यौ / देवी¹
devyaù / devī́¹
देव्यः / देवीः¹
devyàḥ / devī́ḥ¹
Vocative देवि
dévi
देव्यौ / देवी¹
dévyau / devī́¹
देव्यः / देवीः¹
dévyaḥ / dévīḥ¹
Accusative देवीम्
devī́m
देव्यौ / देवी¹
devyaù / devī́¹
देवीः
devī́ḥ
Instrumental देव्या
devyā̀
देवीभ्याम्
devī́bhyām
देवीभिः
devī́bhiḥ
Dative देव्यै
devyaì
देवीभ्याम्
devī́bhyām
देवीभ्यः
devī́bhyaḥ
Ablative देव्याः
devyā̀ḥ
देवीभ्याम्
devī́bhyām
देवीभ्यः
devī́bhyaḥ
Genitive देव्याः
devyā̀ḥ
देव्योः
devyòḥ
देवीनाम्
devī́nām
Locative देव्याम्
devyā̀m
देव्योः
devyòḥ
देवीषु
devī́ṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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