Devi

(redirected from devis)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

De·vi

 (dā′vē)
n. Hinduism
A mother goddess having various roles and manifestations, especially as Durga, Lakshmi, and Sarasvati, the female counterparts to the male gods of the Trimurti.

[Sanskrit devī, feminine of devaḥ, god; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots.]

Devi

(ˈdeɪviː)
n
(Hinduism) a Hindu goddess and embodiment of the female energy of Siva
[Sanskrit: goddess; see deva]

De•vi

(ˈdeɪ vi)

n.
a Hindu mother goddess.
[< Skt, feminine of deva god]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Devi - Hindu mother goddessDevi - Hindu mother goddess; supreme power in the universe; wife or embodiment of the female energy of Siva having both beneficent and malevolent forms or aspects
References in periodicals archive ?
Brandon Devis, director of sales & marketing at Clariant Plastics & Coatings North America, sees a clear trend towards sustainability, functionality and process saving, which requires colorants and pigments supporting these demands.
TRADE unions PEO and DEVIS gave a vote of confidence today to President Demetris Christofias and Turkish Cypriot leader Mehmet Ali Talat in view of Wednesday's direct talks.
Devis d'amitie: Melanges en l'bonneur de Nicole Cazauran.
Le change AaAaAeA terme est l'une des solutions permettant AaAaAeA un importa ou exportateur de se protAaAaAeA@ger contre les fluctuations de la devis fait-savoir Abdelouahed El Jay, AaAaAeA@conomiste et ancien directeur AaAaAeA Al-Maghrib.
Rappelons que Qotb avait prevu, en 2011, une hausse de la valeur de nombreux devis d'assurance vu les conditions jadis instables.