English translation of 'दया'
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