deva

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See also: Deva, devā, devă, and děva

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Transliteration of Sanskrit देव (deva, deity, god). Doublet of daeva.

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Noun[edit]

deva (plural devas)

  1. A god in Vedic mythology, Hinduism and Buddhism.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit देव (deva).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

deva m (plural deva's or devas)

  1. (Hinduism, Buddhism) deva, a Hindu or Buddhist deity

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Italian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

deva

  1. (rare) Alternative form of debba, first/second/third-person singular present subjunctive of dovere

References[edit]

  1. ^ devo in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)
  2. ^ dovere in Bruno Migliorini et al., Dizionario d'ortografia e di pronunzia, Rai Eri, 2007

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

deva f (4th declension)

  1. portion
  2. ration
  3. dose
  4. dosage
  5. helping

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

deva

  1. 3rd person singular past indicative form of dot
  2. 3rd person plural past indicative form of dot

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sanskrit देव (devá, deity, god).

Noun[edit]

deva m

  1. god
  2. angel

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Descendants[edit]

  • Burmese: ဒေဝ (dewa.)
  • Khmer: ទេវ (teivĕəʼ)
  • Northern Thai: ᨴᩮ᩠ᨻ, ᨴᩮᩅ
  • Thai: เทพ (têep)

References[edit]

  • Pali Text Society (1921-1925), “deva”, in Pali-English Dictionary‎, London: Chipstead

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

deva

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of dever
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of dever
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of dever
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of dever

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish دوه(deve).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /děːʋa/
  • Hyphenation: de‧va

Noun[edit]

déva f (Cyrillic spelling де́ва)

  1. camel (mammal)
    Synonym: kàmila
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *děva, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁- (to suck, suckle).

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /děːʋa/
  • Hyphenation: de‧va

Noun[edit]

déva f (Cyrillic spelling де́ва)

  1. (poetic) maiden
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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *děva, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁- (to suck, suckle).

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Noun[edit]

deva f (genitive singular devy, nominative plural devy, genitive plural diev, declension pattern of žena)

  1. (poetic) maiden, lass

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Further reading[edit]

  • deva in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *děva.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dẹ̑va f

  1. maiden
  2. virgin

Inflection[edit]

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. déva
gen. sing. déve
singular dual plural
nominative déva dévi déve
accusative dévo dévi déve
genitive déve dév dév
dative dévi dévama dévam
locative dévi dévah dévah
instrumental dévo dévama dévami

Further reading[edit]

  • deva”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdeba/, [ˈd̪e.β̞a]

Verb[edit]

deva

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of dever.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of dever.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of dever.
  4. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of dever.

Zazaki[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Turkish deve.

Noun[edit]

deva ?

  1. camel