Shiva

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noun Shi·va \ˈshi-və, ˈshē-\

Definition of Shiva

  1. :  the god of destruction and regeneration in the Hindu sacred triad — compare brahma, vishnu

Variants of shiva

or less commonly

Siva

play \ˈsi-və, ˈshi-, ˈsē-, ˈshē-\

Origin and Etymology of shiva

Sanskrit Śiva


First Known Use: 1788


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