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Noun: shiva  shi-vu
  1. (Judaism) a period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative
    "the family is sitting shiva";
    - shivah, shibah
Noun: Shiva  shee-vu
  1. The destroyer; one of the three major divinities in the later Hindu pantheon
    - Siva

Sounds like: shiver

Derived forms: shivas

Type of: hebdomad, Hindu deity, week

Part of: Trimurti

Encyclopedia: Shiva