Origin of shivafrom Classical Hebrew (language) shiva, seven
The family began their shiva after returning from the funeral of their grandmother.
An example of a shiva is the week a Jewish man spends mourning with his family after his mother dies.
also shiv·ah or shib·ah
Origin of shivaYiddish shive from Hebrew šib'â seven šb&ayin;
Origin of ShivaSanskrit śivah from śiva- auspicious, dear ; see kei- in Indo-European roots.
- Shi′va·ism Si′va·ism
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13th-century Indian bronze statue
Hebrew ×©Ö´××‘Ö°×¢Ö¸×” (shiv'Ã¡, “seven"), referring to the number of days shiva extends.
- (Hinduism) The god of destruction and transformation, and together with Brahma and Vishnu, one of the principal deities in Hinduism. Within Shaivism he is viewed as the Supreme deity, whereas in other branches of Hinduism such as the Smarta tradition he is worshipped as one of the six manifestations of the Divine.
- A male given name used in India.
From Sanskrit à¤¶à¤¿à¤µ (ÅšivÃ¡, “the auspicious one").
shiva - Computer Definition
(Shiva Corporation, Cambridge, MA) A manufacturer of networking equipment. Founded in 1985, Shiva's first products were its network modems for Macs and PCs. LANRover was a proprietary remote access server, providing dial-up access to LANs. Shiva also developed the remote access software in Windows 95. In 1999, the company was acquired by Intel, and via subsequent acquisitions by Simple Access, Inc., Mernet and Eicon, Shiva products wound up in Dialogic Corporation (www.dialogic.com).
- In some cases, the shiva period may be reduced to three days depending on responsibilities and other circumstances.
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