What is another word for devi?

Pronunciation: [dɪvˈi] (IPA)

"Devi" is a Sanskrit word meaning goddess or divine feminine power. There are several synonyms for this word across different Indian languages. In Hindi, "Devi" can be referred to as "Maa" or "Shakti," which also mean mother and power, respectively. In Bengali, "Devi" is called "Durga," who is one of the most powerful and celebrated goddesses. In Tamil, "Devi" is known as "Amman," while in Telugu, it is called "Peddamma," "Peddinti," or "Peddamma Talli." These synonyms for "Devi" signify reverence and respect for the divine feminine energy that is believed to bring strength, wisdom, and blessings to all who seek it.

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  • Equivalence

    • Proper noun, singular

What are the hypernyms for Devi?

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Usage examples for Devi

Stannum saw defile before him Silence, "eldest of all things"; Brahma's consort Saraswati fingered her Vina; and following, Siva and his hideous mate devi, who is sometimes called Durga; and the brazen heavens turned to a typhoon that showered appalling evils upon mankind.
James Huneker
Indeed, such was its sanctity that two thousand years ago it was called devi-nuwara,-"The City of the Gods."
"The Pearl of India"
Maturin M. Ballou
There behind her is Ganga, the slightly-built, beloved of devi, and in the midst of the smoke, swaying frog-like, is Godavari, lashed to madness by Mother Ankai.
"By-Ways of Bombay"
S. M. Edwardes, C.V.O.

Famous quotes with Devi

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    Mickey Mehta

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