सेवा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /seː.ʋɑː/, [s̪eː.ʋäː]

Noun[edit]

सेवा (sevāf

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

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root सेव् (sev).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

सेवा (sevāf

  1. going or resorting to, visiting, frequenting
  2. service, attendance on
  3. worship, homage, reverence, devotion to
  4. sexual intercourse
  5. addiction to, indulgence in, practice or employment or frequent enjoyment of

Declension[edit]

Feminine ā-stem declension of सेवा (sevā)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative सेवा
sevā
सेवे
seve
सेवाः
sevāḥ
Vocative सेवे
seve
सेवे
seve
सेवाः
sevāḥ
Accusative सेवाम्
sevām
सेवे
seve
सेवाः
sevāḥ
Instrumental सेवया / सेवा¹
sevayā / sevā¹
सेवाभ्याम्
sevābhyām
सेवाभिः
sevābhiḥ
Dative सेवायै
sevāyai
सेवाभ्याम्
sevābhyām
सेवाभ्यः
sevābhyaḥ
Ablative सेवायाः
sevāyāḥ
सेवाभ्याम्
sevābhyām
सेवाभ्यः
sevābhyaḥ
Genitive सेवायाः
sevāyāḥ
सेवयोः
sevayoḥ
सेवानाम्
sevānām
Locative सेवायाम्
sevāyām
सेवयोः
sevayoḥ
सेवासु
sevāsu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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