दया

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit दया (dayā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /d̪ə.jɑː/, [d̪ə.jäː]

Noun[edit]

दया (dayāf (Urdu spelling دیا‎)

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

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

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

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