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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *děva.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈdʲevə]
  • (file)

NounEdit

де́ва (dévaf anim (genitive де́вы, nominative plural де́вы, genitive plural дев)

  1. (poetic) maiden, maid, virgin

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Etymology 1Edit

From Ottoman Turkish دوه(deve).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /děːʋa/
  • Hyphenation: де‧ва

NounEdit

де́ва f (Latin spelling déva)

  1. camel (mammal)
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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *děva, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁- (to suck, suckle).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /děːʋa/
  • Hyphenation: де‧ва

NounEdit

де́ва f (Latin spelling déva)

  1. (poetically) A maiden
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit