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Meaning of "sheva" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SHEVA

sheva  [ʃəˈvɑː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SHEVA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sheva is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SHEVA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sheva

Sheva may refer to: ▪ Shva, a sign for a half-vowel or for the absence of vowel in the Hebrew alphabet ▪ Schwa, a general name for an unstressed and toneless neutral vowel or the mid-central vowel sound in the middle of the vowel chart, named after the related Hebrew vowel sign ▪ The title character in Richard Cumberland's play, The Jew ▪ Sheva, an Israeli world music band founded in 1997 ▪ A nickname for footballer Andriy Shevchenko ▪ SheVa tanks, immense artillery vehicles in the Legacy of the Aldenata series of books ▪ SHEVA virus from Greg Bear's book Darwin's Radio and Darwin's Children ▪ Sheva Alomar, a character in Resident Evil 5 ▪ Sheeva, a shokan female warrior of the Mortal Kombat franchise ▪ The number 7 as pronounced in Hebrew ▪ Bas Sheva, Jewish-American singer ▪ Sheva's War ▪ Sheba, Hebrew Bible character...

Definition of sheva in the English dictionary

The definition of sheva in the dictionary is a mark placed under a consonant in Hebrew writing to denote an absent vowel sound. Other definition of sheva is a schwa or neutral vowel in an unstressed syllable.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SHEVA


Avar
ˈeɪvɑː
baclava
ˈbɑːkləˌvɑː
baklava
ˈbɑːkləˌvɑː
Bolivar
ˈbɒlɪˌvɑː
boulevard
ˈbuːlvɑː
cultivar
ˈkʌltɪˌvɑː
halva
ˈhælvɑː
halvah
ˈhæləvɑː
Invar
ɪnˈvɑː
Kosova
ˈkɒsəʊvɑː
Kosovar
ˈkɒsəˌvɑː
lekvar
ˈlekˌvɑː
louvar
ˈluːvɑː
navar
ˈnævɑː
Navarre
nəˈvɑː
samovar
ˈsæməˌvɑː
septleva
ˈsɛtləvɑː
serovar
ˈsɪərəˌvɑː
tava
təˈvɑː
var
vɑː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SHEVA

shet
Shetland
Shetland Islands
Shetland pony
Shetland pullover
Shetland sheepdog
Shetland wool
Shetlander
sheuch
sheugh
Sheva Brachoth
Sheva Brochos
Shevardnadze
Shevat
shew
shewbread
shewel
shewer
shewn

WORDS THAT END LIKE SHEVA

ava
deva
diva
Geneva
Huelva
Java
Kristeva
Lake Geneva
leva
Lietuva
Moldova
Neva
nova
Ostrava
ova
silva
Tsvetaeva
Turishcheva
va
viva

Synonyms and antonyms of sheva in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sheva» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SHEVA

Find out the translation of sheva to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sheva from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sheva» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

舍瓦
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sheva
570 millions of speakers

English

sheva
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Sheva
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

السبع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

шева
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sheva
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Sheva
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sheva
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sheva
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sheva
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

シェバ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

쉐바
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sheva
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sheva
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சேவா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शबा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sheva
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sheva
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Sheva
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

шева
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Sheva
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

sheva
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sheva
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sheva
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sheva
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sheva

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SHEVA»

The term «sheva» is quite widely used and occupies the 37.887 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SHEVA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sheva

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SHEVA»

Discover the use of sheva in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sheva and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
From Bolshoi to Be'er Sheva, Scientists to Streetsweepers: ...
This work chronicles the difficult voyage of nearly 200 of these Soviet immigrants from what was once home to a starkly different life in Israel.
Allan S. Galper, 1995
2
Sheva's Promise: A Chronicle of Escape from a Nazi Polish Ghetto
Illustrations. 1. Sheva, 1939 105 2. Sheva by the river in Rohatyn, 1937 105 3. Rose, Sheva's sister 106 4. The Krupka family 106 5. The hospital where Sheva worked 107 6. Sheva's working card from the Gestapo 107 7. The sisters at the ...
Sylvia Lederman, 2013
3
The Creative Jewish Wedding Book: A Hands-on Guide to New & ...
Once the Sheva Brachot are recited, the couple drinks the wine from the kiddush cup. Some simple changes in the English translation can capture the essence of the original Hebrew while lending more poetry to the rhythm of the blessings.
Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, 2009
4
Learning to Read Biblical Hebrew: An Introductory Grammar
As mentioned in lesson 2, the simple sheva functions in two ways: it may either be vocalized or silent. These two functions may be identified as follows. a. A simple sheva is vocalized only when it occurs at the beginning (that is, under the first ...
Robert Ray Ellis, 2006
5
Sheva's War
Karson noblewoman Ahmi Sheva fights not only for her suvival but the survival of her planet.
‎2004
6
A Handbook to Biblical Hebrew: An Introductory Grammar
(f) Silent sheva in final kaf (^J) always indicates a closed syllable (cf. G.I, p. 13). (g ) The initial syllable j"l is marked with the secondary accent meteg. The syllable is open and is allowed to stand with a short vowel because it is followed by a ...
Page H. Kelley, 1994
7
Sheva Netivot Ha-Torah/ The Seven Paths of Torah
This book demonstrates the primacy of Kabbalah over every other branch of knowledge. It classifies seven levels of understanding of the Torah, showing what they are and how to reach them.
Abraham Abulafia, 2007
8
Biblical Hebrew: An Introductory Textbook
The sheva occurs in three forms in biblical Hebrew: 1 . The vocal sheva - 3 The vocal sheva is the very short form of each of the three classes of vowels - a, ile, olu. The vocal sheva is pronounced as a very short e (see p. 5). 2. The compound  ...
Nancy deClaisse-Walford, 2002
9
Hebrew for Biblical Interpretation
rI tae withRebekah Rule of Sheva When a preposition comes before a word that begins with a vocal sheva, the vowel pointing under the preposition changes to a hIireq. hV,n:m.li for Manasseh This is the rule of sheva: when two vocal shevas ...
Arthur Walker-Jones, 2003
10
Israel and the Palestinian Territories
TRAIN Northbound trains from Be'er Sheva's central train station (www.israrail. org.il) start at 5.27am and run hourly until 9.27pm, stopping at Be'er Sheva Tzafon (Ben-Gurion University), Lahavim-Rahat, Lod, Tel Aviv (26NIS, 11⁄2 hours ), Haifa ...
Amelia Thomas, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SHEVA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sheva is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Terrorists Open Fire on Ambulance North of Jerusalem
A resident of the region told Arutz Sheva that security forces began a wide search in the region. The IDF has also established roadblocks adjacent to Bitin, an ... «Arutz Sheva, Jun 15»
2
Donated Torah Scroll Disappears from Knesset
A Sefer Torah (Torah scroll) donated to the Knesset has disappeared just one day after the event, Arutz Sheva discovered in an independent investigation ... «Arutz Sheva, Jun 15»
3
TRACK AND FIELD: CB West's Villalba, Pennridge's Sheva, North …
Pennridgeâ s Marissa Sheva and competitors launch in a 1600 meter run during the PIAA Track & Field Championships at Shippensburg University on Friday. «GameTimePA, May 15»
4
Heavy congestion closes APMT gate in Nhava Sheva
APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India in the Nhava Sheva port complex is waging an apparently unending battle with congestion that has now ... «JOC.com, Apr 15»
5
Chabad Rabbi: Thousands of Russian Jews Awaken to Their Roots
In an interview with Arutz Sheva, Rabbi Shmuel Kaminsky, the Chabad emissary in the city of Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, discussed the mass Seder he presided ... «Arutz Sheva, Apr 15»
6
Abduction Prank 'Wasted Massive Resources'
Police have asked to extend the arrest of 22-year-old Niv Assaraf Be'er Sheva and his friend; Assaraf was found in a massive search effort on Thursday near ... «Arutz Sheva, Apr 15»
7
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Join Arutz Sheva tonight, at 9:30 p.m. Israel-time (7:30 p.m. GMT; 3:30 p.m. ET) for a live elections night broadcast. We'll be streaming our video broadcast here ... «Arutz Sheva, Mar 15»
8
Tampons that change the world, one period at a time
These are the confident and unapologetic words that greet you when you visit the website for SHEVA, a startup that sells feminine hygiene products for a cause. «Mashable, Mar 15»
9
Watch: Arutz Sheva's Live Pre-Elections Panel
With just six days left until general elections Arutz Sheva English fielded your questions to candidates from Israel's six leading parties, in a live panel from ... «Arutz Sheva, Mar 15»
10
Over 2000 Bring Be'er Sheva to a Halt Protesting Mass Lay-offs
As in the protest the day before in Arad, workers from the two ICL factories, along with Be'er Sheva municipal workers accompanied by other factory workers and ... «Arutz Sheva, Feb 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sheva [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sheva>. Jan 2021 ».
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