Definition of nivas in English:

nivas

noun

Indian
  • A place of residence; a house, block of flats, etc.

    • ‘Also known as Rashtrapati Niwas, it was formerly the residence of the British Viceroy Lord Dufferin.’
    • ‘The Philosophers live separately in two Nivases, so do the Deacons in a Nivas.’
    • ‘Kerala Tourism Development Corporation, the largest hotel chain in Kerala has over 60 properties across the State, which includes a range of luxury and budget hotels as well as yatri nivases and motels, to make your stay an exciting experience.’

Origin

From Hindi.

Pronunciation

nivas

/ˈnɪvas/