Example sentences for: deity

How can you use “deity” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Scholars speculate that Shalim might have been an ancient Semitic deity of peace, for the name resembles the modern Hebrew and Arabic words for “peace”: shalom and salaam, respectively.

  • On the other hand, Eric Partridge derives this usage from the Hindu deity via British army slang.

  • Most of the halls date from the Qing Dynasty, although Yuanchen Hall, where visitors try to locate the deity on the zodiac of their birthday, dates from the time of Kublai Khan.

  • Above her underground palace, inside a sacrificial hall, is a wax museum showing Cixi in full regalia as Goddess of Mercy (her favorite Buddhist deity).

  • Parvati also has more benevolent aspects, such as Taleju, patron deity of the Nepali royal family, and Devi.


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