सेवा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit सेवा (sevā). The use as in bus service is a semantic loan from English service.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

सेवा (sevāf

  1. service, care
    सैनिक सेवाsainik sevāmilitary service
  2. service, facility
    बस सेवाbas sevābus service

Declension[edit]

Declension of सेवा
Singular Plural
Direct सेवा (sevā) सेवाएँ (sevāẽ)
Oblique सेवा (sevā) सेवाओं (sevāon)
Vocative सेवा (sevā) सेवाओ (sevāo)

Derived terms[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

सेवा (sevāf

  1. service, attendance on (loc. gen., or comp. ; सेवां-√कृ, with gen., ‘to be in the service of’) Mn. MBh. &c.
  2. worship, homage, reverence, devotion to (gen. or comp.) ib.
  3. sexual intercourse with (comp.) Hit. Subh.
  4. addiction to, indulgence in, practice or employment or frequent enjoyment of (comp.) Nir. Mn. MBh. &c.