గురువు

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Telugu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sanskrit गुरु (guru, guru, teacher, sage; venerable or respectable person) +‎ -వు (-vu).

Noun[edit]

గురువు (guruvum (plural గురువులు)

  1. teacher, preceptor, master, superior, learned man, father.
  2. a title or name of Brihaspati, tutor of the Gods, who was the husband of Tāra.
  3. any venerable man.
  4. (poetry) A long syllable.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit गुरु (guru, heavy, weighty; heavy in the stomach, difficult to digest; high in degree, vehement, violent, excessive, difficult, hard; valuable, highly prized; venerable, respectable) +‎ -వు (-vu) eo-head

Adjective[edit]

గురువు (guruvu)

  1. heavy, weighty.
  2. great, important.
  3. difficult, arduous.
  4. venerable, respectable.
  5. hard of digestion.
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References[edit]

  • “గురువు” in Charles Philip Brown (1903) A Telugu-English dictionary, Madras: Promoting Christian Knowledge, page 381