Definition of Sheva

1. a sign under a consonant [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheva

shet
shetani
sheth
sheths
shetlands
shets
shetting
sheuch
sheuched
sheuching
sheuchs
sheugh
sheughed
sheughing
sheughs
sheva (current term)
shevas
shew
shew-bread
shew bread
shewbread
shewbreads
shewed
shewedst
shewel
shewels
shewer
shewers
shewest
sheweth

Literary usage of Sheva

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Grammar of the Hebrew Language by George Bush (1839)
"COMPOSITE sheva. 1. The essential nature and functions of all the ... Of these that of e (simple sheva\ is the most spontaneous and frequent, ..."

2. India, Ancient and Modern, Geographical, Historical, Political, Social, and by David Oliver Allen (1856)
"sheva. sheva, often called the destroyer, has the third place in the order of the Hindu ... The origin of the worship of this thing as the symbol of sheva ..."

3. India, Ancient and Modern, Geographical, Historical, Political, Social, and by David Oliver Allen (1856)
"sheva. sheva, often called the destroyer, has the third place in the order of the Hindu ... The origin of the worship of this thing as the symbol of sheva ..."

4. Capital (1888)
"SPOTLIGHT ON STATES Nhava-sheva : An Answer to Bombay Port Problems By Our Correspondent in Maharashtra Bombay port has long been troubled by congestion. ..."

5. The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the by Inchbald, Elizabeth Inchbald (1808)
"sheva, did you but know the luxury of relieving honour, innocence, ... sheva. Oh ! 'tis great luxury I dare say, else you would not buy it at so high a ..."

6. The British Theatre: Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at the edited by Inchbald (1824)
"sheva. 1 shall not thank you for that compliment. Char. ... Now, sheva, now, if you and I were out of sight of man, benighted in some desert, ..."

7. An Introduction to the Study of Hebrew: Containing Grammar Exercises and by Joseph Thomas Lawrence Maggs (1894)
"The sign of sheva is two dots, thus — There are two principal kinds of sheva, which are to be distinguished as under: § 12. I. THERE is VOCAL OR MOVABLE ..."

8. Hebrew Grammar by Wilhelm Gesenius, Thomas Jefferson Conant (1845)
"The sign sheva — (called simple, in distinction from the composite ... The sheva then serves merely to mark the division of syllables, and is not heard in ..."

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