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English noun: shiva

1. shiva (time) (Judaism) a period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative


SamplesThe family is sitting shiva.


Synonymsshibah, shivah


Broader (hypernym)hebdomad, week


Domain categoryJudaism

2. Shiva (person) the destroyer; one of the three major divinities in the later Hindu pantheon


SynonymsSiva


Instance hypernymHindu deity


Instance hyponymBairava


Member meronymTrimurti









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