అవ్వ

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Telugu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Tamil அவ்வை (avvai, mother)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

అవ్వ (avvaf (plural అవ్వలు)

  1. A grandmother, a mother.
  2. Any old or respectable woman.

References[edit]

  • “అవ్వ” in Charles Philip Brown (1903) A Telugu-English dictionary, Madras: Promoting Christian Knowledge, page 98