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Hindi

Etymology

From Sanskrit देव (devá).

Noun

देव (deva)

  1. deity
  2. god
  3. elf
  4. giant
  5. monster
  6. demon
  7. priest
  8. Brahmin

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Sanskrit

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *deywós (god, the celestial one). Cognate to Latin deus.

Adjective

देव (devá) m.

  1. heavenly, divine (also said of terrestrial things of high excellence)

Noun

देव (devá) m.

  1. deity, god
  2. Name of the number 33.
  3. Name of इन्द्र as the god of the sky and giver of rain
  4. a cloud
  5. the image of a god , an idol
  6. a god on earth or among men, either Brahman, priest or king , prince (as a title of honour , esp. in the vocative "your majesty" or " your honour")
  7. a husband's brother
  8. a child
  9. a fool, dolt
  10. a man following any particular line or business
  11. a spearman, lancer
  12. emulation, wish to excel or overcome
  13. sport, play
  14. a sword
  15. Name of men
  16. Diminutive form of देवदत्त.
  17. an organ of sense

Declension

References

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 492

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