Entry from British & World English dictionary
A small cup-shaped oil lamp made of baked clay: I was glad she used diyas instead of electrical lighting
More example sentences
- I recall a drive outside Delhi, and we passed village after village lit up like a fairyland, with hundreds of clay diyas.
- Fireworks whizzed into the sky and diyas and sparkles brought light into many an eye.
- A little girl sold us mud diyas with little candles in them.
From Hindi dīyā.
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