noun (plural dais)Indian
A midwife or wet nurse.
More example sentences
- Her family sent for Sitawati, the village dai (midwife).
- Following the tradition of her grandmother and mother, she served the community as a dai ben (a midwife) and was well known for her skill and care.
- And they stopped paying the dai even the little they used to.
from Urdu, from Persian dāyah.
Definition of dai in:
- The US English dictionary