Deva

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Deva (Hind. Myth) A god; a deity; a divine being; an idol; a king.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Skr. dva,. Cf. Deity

Usage

In literature:

Porcs malgiavan; mo nagin lgi deva.
"A Handbook of the English Language" by Robert Gordon Latham
Are your good and kind devas sleeping that they do not better guard you?
"The Trail of a Sourdough" by May Kellogg Sullivan
Frequent reference has been made to the river Dee, the Deva of the Welsh, which is unquestionably one of the finest streams of Britain.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
And, if we inquire diligently, we shall find our Davy in the Deva of the Indian mythology.
"Storyology" by Benjamin Taylor
It took the wayward enthusiast quite from us to cast him into Deva's winding vales, or by the shores of old romance.
"Hazlitt on English Literature" by Jacob Zeitlin
I have seen him gallantly ploughing the waves of Deva, when the tide was at its height.
"Some Specimens of the Poetry of the Ancient Welsh Bards" by Evan Evans
Here was situated the great camp of the renowned Twentieth Legion on the Dee, the Deva of the Roman Itinerary.
"The Towns of Roman Britain" by James Oliver Bevan
By CHARLES STANTON DEVAS, M.A.
"The Old Riddle and the Newest Answer" by John Gerard
The city was also called Deunana and Deva, after the same river.
"Cathedral Cities of England" by George Gilbert
Porcs malgiavan; mo nagin lgi deva.
"The English Language" by Robert Gordon Latham
A Deva-dasi is also deputed to walk at the head of Hindu marriage processions.
"Omens and Superstitions of Southern India" by Edgar Thurston
The Buddha Replies to the Deva LIX.
"The Gospel of Buddha" by Paul Carus
Better are you, I know, than all the devas.
"The Immortal Lure" by Cale Young Rice
Deva Tat, and Sammonocadam of Siam.
"The World's Sixteen Crucified Saviors" by Kersey Graves
The Roman city Deva (Chester) was situated on its banks.
"Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore" by Charles Hardwick
For the Deva will often graciously use a particular form in order to meet the thought of his worshippers.
"Evolution of Life and Form" by Annie Wood Besant
Having uttered these counsels, he went up to the deva's paradise.
"Sagas from the Far East" by Various
The Zoroastrian conversion of deva (deus) into devil does not alone represent the work of this odium theologicum.
"Demonology and Devil-lore" by Moncure Daniel Conway
Burial-place of Dodda Deva Rajah.
"A Literary and Historical Atlas of Asia" by J. G. Bartholomew
If Takman is called Deva, this is due to the connection in which he is placed with Varuna.
"The History of Antiquity, Volume IV (of 6)" by Max Duncker
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In poetry:

ko adha veda? Ka iha pravocat,
kuta ajata, kuta iyam visrstih?
arvag deva asya visajanena:
atha ko veda yata ababhuva?
"Brahmā, Vişņu, Śiva " by Rabindranath Tagore
Mark, to the left, romantic Cambria's coast,
Her curtain'd mountains rising o'er the floods;
While seas on Orm's beak'd promontory burst,
Blue Deva swells her mirror to the woods.
"Hoyle Lake" by Anna Seward
Dear Scene!--that stretch'd between the silver arms
Of Deva , and of Mersey, meets the main,
And when the sun-gilt day illumes its charms,
Boasts of peculiar grace, nor boasts in vain.
"Hoyle Lake" by Anna Seward

In news:

Lined up on either side, asuras and devas take turns pulling, causing the mountain to swivel back and forth, stirring the waters.
The Deva 5.8 hard disk recorder is the latest from Zaxcom.
These badly needed funds will prevent Rhode Island commercial fishing businesses from suffering devas...
The Deva Broadcast Band Scanner Pro is a USB-powered FM scanning receiver, modulation and RDS analyzer that literally fits in a shirt pocket.
I found this video that shows us how to become " scarf devas" in less than a minute.
Even four years after his part in the most devas.
Trevor Paglen photographs the invisible, and Deva Graf sculpts contemplation.
Zaxcom announced that an upgrade of the software package that supports its Deva series of multitrack recorders is available.
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