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Definition 1: the auspicious one; a major divinity in the later Hindu pantheon - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for shiva in the sense of this definition

(shiva is an instance of ...) a deity worshipped by the Hindus

(... is an instance of shiva) epithet of Siva

"the terrible Bairava"

(... is a member of shiva) the triad of divinities of later Hinduism

Definition 2: (Judaism) a period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative - [noun denoting time]

Samples where shiva or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the family is sitting shiva

Synonyms for shiva in the sense of this definition

(shiva is a kind of ...) any period of seven consecutive days

"it rained for a week"

(shiva belongs to category ...) the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud

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