మధువు

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See also: మాధవి

Telugu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit मधु (mádhu, mead; honey; juice, nectar) +‎ -వు (-vu); from Proto-Indo-European *médʰu (mead). Cognates include Ancient Greek μέθυ (méthu), Lithuanian medùs, Old Church Slavonic медъ (medŭ, honey), and Old English medu (English mead).

Noun[edit]

మధువు (madhuvun (plural మధువులు)

  1. wine, spirits
  2. honey, The sweet nectar of flowers
  3. The spring time of the year.

References[edit]

“మధువు” in Charles Philip Brown (1903) A Telugu-English dictionary, Madras: Promoting Christian Knowledge, page 949