English translation of 'कर्तव्य'
mn/kartavya, kartavy, krtavya, krtavy, kartvya, kartvy, krtvya, krtvy/
1. duty singular noun
If you say that something is your duty, you believe that you ought to do it because it is your responsibility.
I consider it my duty to write to you and thank you.
2. obligation variable noun
If you have an obligation to do something, it is your duty to do it. If you have an obligation to a person, it is your duty to look after them.
He felt an obligation to save the man.
We have an obligation to the children.
3. responsibility singular noun
If you think that you have a responsibility to do something, you feel that you ought to do it because it is morally right or your duty to do it.
We have a responsibility to respect other people's rights.
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Translation of कर्तव्य from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary