One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A place of residence; a house, block of flats, etc.
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
Via Hindi from Sanskrit.
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