The word occurs as the first word of every sutta - eva.m me suta.m (Thus I have heard).
DN2 Sama˝˝aphala Sutta CSCD151/PTS1.47
Eva.m vutte, raajaa maagadho ajaatasattu vedehiputto tu.nhii ahosi.
thus / said / king / Magadha / Ajatasattu / son of Videha princess / silent / was
With reference to what was thus said, the king of Magadha, the son of the Videha
princess, Ajatasattu was silent.
Alt: Thus said, the king of Magadha, the son of the Videha princess, Ajatasattu was silent.
eva.m (ind.) thus, so, yes.
vutte (pp. of vadati, loc., sing.) with reference to what were said, spoken.
raajan (m.) king.
vedehiputta (m.) son of a princess from Videha.
tu.nhii (ind.) silent.
ahosi (aor. of hoti) he was.
PTS: eva.m vutte - when he had thus spoken
Word List 1:
01. ca | na
| ti | pe
| vaa | kho
| bhikkhave | hoti
| dhammo | so
11. uppajjati | paccayo
| tattha | pa.ticca |
ta.m | dhammaa |
dhamma.m | te |
eva.m | pana
21. tassa | no |
eka.m | bhikkhu |
tii.ni | tesa.m |
me | bhagavaa |
31. aya.m | atha |
tena | ya.m |
hetupaccayaa | nava | atthi | yo | ye |
41. bhikkhuu | aamantaa | citta.m | khandhaa | yassa | ruupa.m | pa˝ca |
viharati | aavuso | vuccati