Siv, Sīv, Shiv: 9 definitions


Siv means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Siv (सिव्).—4 P. (sīvyati, syūta)

1) To sew, darn, stitch together; मनोभवः सीव्यति दुर्यशः पटौ (manobhavaḥ sīvyati duryaśaḥ paṭau) N.1.8; Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 5.1.

2) To unite, bring or join together; स हि स्नेहात्मकस्तन्तु- रन्तर्मर्माणि सीव्यति (sa hi snehātmakastantu- rantarmarmāṇi sīvyati) Uttararāmacarita 5.17. -With अनु (anu) to string together, connect very closely or uninterruptedly.

--- OR ---

Sīv (सीव्).—See सिव् (siv).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ṣiv (षिव्).—[(u)ṣivu] r. 4th cl. (sīvyati) 1. To sew, to stitch. 2. To sow, as seed. 3. To join. With anu, To string together.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Siv (सिव्).—i. 4, sīvya, [Parasmaipada.] 1. To sew. 2. To unite, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 128, 5. Ptcple. cf. the pf. pass. syūta. 1. Sewn, [Mālatīmādhava, (ed. Calc.)] 77, 4; stitched, joined, made, [Prabodhacandrodaya, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 116, 8. 2. Pierced by a fishing-book.

— With the prep. anu anu, anusyūta, 1. Sewn on (cf. anusyūtatva). 2. Closely attached to. 3. Uninterrupted.

— Cf. si; [Gothic.] siujan; [Anglo-Saxon.] siwian; [Old High German.] siut, suila, saum; A. S. seam, limbus; [Old Norse.] saumr, sutura; [Latin] suere, Con-sus, Con-sualia; probably and (cf. sīvanī, s. v. sīvana).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Siv (सिव्).—sīvyati sīvyate [participle] syūta (q.v.) seq.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Siv (सिव्):—[class] 4. [Parasmaipada] ([Dhātupāṭha xxvi, 2]) sīvyati ([Vedic or Veda] also te; [perfect tense] siṣeva [grammar]; [Aorist] asevīt, [ib.]; [future] sevitā, seviṣyati, [ib.]; [indeclinable participle] syūtva or sevitvā, [ib.]; -sīvya, [Atharva-veda]),

—to sew, sew on, darn, stitch, stitch together, ([figuratively]) join, unite, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.:—[Causal] sīvayati ([Lalita-vistara]) or sevayati ([Aorist] asīṣivat [grammar]), to sew, stitch:—[Desiderative] siseviṣati or susyūṣati [grammar]:—[Intensive] seṣīvyate, [ib.]

2) cf. [Greek] κασσύω = κατα-συω; [Latin] suere sutor; [Slavonic or Slavonian] šiti; [Gothic] siujan; [Anglo-Saxon] seówian; [English] sew.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ṣiv (षिव्):—(ya u) sīvyati 4. a. To bear.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Sīv (सीव्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Sivva, Sīva.

[Sanskrit to German]

Siv in German

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

Discover the meaning of siv in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Shiv in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) one of the divine trio ([brahma, vishnu] and [mahesha]) of the Hindus; the good; well-being, welfare; (a) happy; auspicious; ~[bhakta] a devotee of Lord Shiv; ~[bhakti] devotion to Lord Shiv; ~[ratri] a Hindu festival observed on the fourteenth day of the dark half of the month of Magh; ~[limga] phallus—worshipped as the symbol of Shiv; ~[loka] kailash—the abode of Shiv; ~[vahana] bull—the vehicle of Lord Shiv..—shiv (शिव) is alternatively transliterated as Śiva.

context information


Discover the meaning of siv in the context of Hindi from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Help me keep this site Ad-Free

For over a decade, this site has never bothered you with ads. I want to keep it that way. But I humbly request your help to keep doing what I do best: provide the world with unbiased truth, wisdom and knowledge.

Let's make the world a better place together!

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: