dhai

noun
\ ˈdäˌē, ˈdī \
plural -s

Definition of dhai

India
: wet nurse also : midwife

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History and Etymology for dhai

Hindi dhāī, from (assumed) Sanskrit dhātṛkā, fr, dhayati he sucks

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“Dhai.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dhai. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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