Deva

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See also: deva, devā, devă, and děva

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A hydronym, attested in Medieval Latin as Deva. From a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia, from Proto-Celtic *dēwā (goddess), from Proto-Celtic *dēwos (god), from Proto-Indo-European *deywós (god).[1] Cognate of English Dee.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Deva m

  1. A river in the province of Ourense in Galicia, flowing some 20 km to the river Minho at Arbo.
  2. A river in the province of Pontevedra in Galicia, flowing some 20 km to the river Minho at Pontedeva.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Moralejo, Juan José (2009). "Hidronimia prerromana de Gallaecia". In Kremer, Dieter. Onomástica galega II : onimia e onomástica prerromana e a situación lingüística do noroeste peninsular : actas do segundo coloquio, Leipzig, 17 3 18 de outubro de 2008. Santiago de Compostela: Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. p. 63. →ISBN.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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View of the river

Proper noun[edit]

Deva f (genitive Devae); first declension

  1. A small river of Hispania Tarraconensis

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular
nominative Deva
genitive Devae
dative Devae
accusative Devam
ablative Devā
vocative Deva

References[edit]

  • Deva in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the common noun deva (maiden).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Deva f (Cyrillic spelling Дева)

  1. Virgo
  2. Virgin Mary; Our Lady

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