noun Shi·va \ˈshi-və, ˈshē-\
variants: or less commonly


play \ˈsi-və, ˈshi-, ˈsē-, ˈshē-\

Definition of Shiva

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

Origin and Etymology of shiva

Sanskrit Śiva

First Known Use: 1788

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