Ayah definitions

ä'yə, ā'ə, ī'ə
A housemaid or children's nurse in South Asia.
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A native nursemaid or lady's maid in India.
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The definition of an ayah is a maid or nursemaid in India.

An example of an ayah is a nanny to children in New Dehli, India.

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A verse in the Quran.
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A native female servant or maid, especially working for Europeans in South Asia.
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Origin of ayah

Hindi āyā from Portuguese aia nursemaid from Latin avia grandmother awo- in Indo-European roots