English translation of दया
दयाPowered by COBUILD /daya/
Definitions and Translations
nf/daya, dayA, dayaa, dayā, dya, dyA, dyaa, dyā/
1. indulgence variable noun
⇒ ...the king's indulgence towards his sons.
2. mercy uncountable noun
If someone in authority shows mercy, they choose not to harm or punish someone they have power over.
⇒ They cried for mercy.
3. pity uncountable noun, transitive verb
If you feel pity for someone, or if you pity them, you feel very sorry for them.
⇒ He felt a sudden pity for her. ⇒ I don't know whether to hate or pity him.
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Translation of दया from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary