दया

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit दया (dayā).

Noun[edit]

दया (dayāfUrdu 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.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • दया in Bahri, Hardev (1989), Learners' Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: Rajpal & Sons)

Sanskrit[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: द‧या

Noun[edit]

दया (dayāf

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

References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 470