పురుషుడు

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Telugu[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

A roman man sculpture.

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit पुरुष(puruṣa, man, male, human being) +‎ -డు(-ḍu)

Noun[edit]

పురుషుడు ‎(puruṣuḍu)

  1. Man: An adult male human.
  2. a husband.
  3. the supreme being as the soul of the universe.
  4. the in-dwelling all-knower (as opposed to ప్రకృతి(prakr̥ti))

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References[edit]

“పురుషుడు” in Charles Philip Brown (1903) A Telugu-English dictionary, Madras: Promoting Christian Knowledge, page 771