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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit दया (dayā).

NounEdit

दया (dayāf (Urdu spelling دیا)

  1. pity, mercy
    • मुझे उस पर दया आ गई।
      mujhe us par dayā ā gaī
      I took pity on him.
    • उसका दिल दया से पिघल गया।
      usakā dil dayā se pighal gayā
      His heart melted with pity.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “दया”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons

SanskritEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: द‧या

NounEdit

दया (dayāf

  1. sympathy
  2. compassion
  3. pity
  4. mercy

ReferencesEdit

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 470