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Again, welcome! --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 06:25, 14 March 2012 (UTC)

Formatting issues[edit]

Hello, I've blocked you for 15 minutes to get your attention. Thank you for adding Telugu words to Wiktionary. However, formatting is rather important here. Please read WT:ELE (if you have the time and patience) otherwise, follow these tips:

  • Use the header ===Noun=== not ===noun===
  • Use {{te-noun}} directly under this header, or {{head|te|noun}}
  • Most important, use # (hash) not * asterisk as entries that do not contain a hash at the start of a line will be tagged with {{defn|Telugu}} (i.e. no definition)
  • Adding interwikis is optional; we have many bots for this purpose.

Mglovesfun (talk) 13:39, 14 March 2012 (UTC)

Also use * for anything that is not a definition, and please don't use the references header when there are no references. Mglovesfun (talk) 18:10, 15 March 2012 (UTC)
I've just removed all your instances of ===References=== with no references underneath. Please stop adding this. Mglovesfun (talk) 10:02, 17 March 2012 (UTC)


See here for how we format plurals. SemperBlotto (talk) 15:10, 14 March 2012 (UTC)


Hi. The correct spelling is calendar! I've fixed your existing entries. Equinox 15:45, 24 March 2012 (UTC)


Please remember to add transliteration to your entries! This can be done by changing {{te-noun}} into {{te-noun|tr=translit}} and writing the pronunciation where it says "translit" in the template. Thanks for working on Telugu! --Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 05:46, 28 March 2012 (UTC)

Of or pertaining to జయము[edit]

Hi, please write definitions in English. I see why you've done this, but we want definitions to be wholly in English. జయము (jayamu) could be a related term to జయ (jaya). Is my revised definition ok? Mglovesfun (talk) 13:41, 30 April 2012 (UTC)

Thank you for correcting me.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 13:47, 30 April 2012 (UTC)

Gender for {{te-noun}}[edit]

You know, you can adjust {{te-noun}} to include genders, just like {{pl-noun}}, {{sl-noun}}, or {{hi-noun}}, can you or someone else? --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 17:28, 22 May 2012 (UTC)

For example. --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 21:12, 23 May 2012 (UTC)
I've added the neuter gender feature to the Telugu noun template; can you give me an example of a Telugu neuter (or neutral gender) noun? That would be nice. --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 22:20, 23 May 2012 (UTC)
అద్దము is an example for neuter gender.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 06:52, 24 May 2012 (UTC)

{{te-proper noun}}[edit]

I made that template, still at the beach house, named Nextasea. --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 01:22, 26 May 2012 (UTC)


See Template:Telugu letters. —Stephen (Talk) 01:32, 30 May 2012 (UTC)


I don't know why the Telugu Wiktionary entry has a link to the English Wiktionary's Main Page, but is it a noun or a verb? --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 01:49, 5 June 2012 (UTC)

There are many such Telugu Wiktionary pages with links to Main Page of English and many other languages.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 09:06, 7 June 2012 (UTC)

te-noun and other stuff[edit]

I have added the plural to {{te-noun}} (you write p= and then the plural) and I also made WT:Telugu transliteration. If you need any template help in the future, I'm always willing to give it a try. --Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 16:44, 13 June 2012 (UTC)

Two things[edit]


  1. Alternative forms still need noun header and {{te-noun}} (or whatever, adjective, verb, etc.)
  2. Please don't use Noun1 and Noun2 as headers. Noun 1 and Noun2 (with spaces) are I suppose allowable but discouraged in favor of just 'Noun'. The same header can appear more than once in a single entry.

Thank you! Mglovesfun (talk) 10:58, 19 June 2012 (UTC)

Gender, gender[edit]

Do you know the gender of the nouns you enter? --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 10:29, 23 August 2012 (UTC)

I know the gender of some of the nouns and entering them. But I do not know the gender of others.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 12:46, 23 August 2012 (UTC)


Hi. I have copied all of the Telugu words and placed them here for you: User talk:Rajasekhar1961/Index. —Stephen (Talk) 10:02, 25 August 2012 (UTC)

Category:te:Inorganic compounds[edit]

Could you please use {{topic cat}} in categories such as these? Thank you! —CodeCat 13:31, 25 August 2012 (UTC)

You need to add the language code and the name of the category to the template. See Category:te:Pathology. —CodeCat 13:59, 25 August 2012 (UTC)
Hello? Could you please fix the categories you created? —CodeCat 10:29, 26 August 2012 (UTC)
Hi Rajasekhar1961,
Thanks for using template {{topic cat}}. To make it work right, you need to add two more things: 1) the language code (for Telugu, that's "te"), 2) the name of the category.
For example, for Category:te:Climatology, you write {{topic cat|te|Climatology}}. Thanks, Curious (talk) 14:32, 9 September 2012 (UTC)

Telugu plurals[edit]

Why are you using {{{pos|Noun}}} and '''{{te-noun}}'''? Mglovesfun (talk) 13:05, 1 September 2012 (UTC)

You're now using '''{{head|te}}''', which isn't needed. Just use {{head|te}}. PS can you reply here rather than on my talk page, then the entire conversation will be in one place. Mglovesfun (talk) 14:23, 8 September 2012 (UTC)
Thank you. The template opens like that. I would follow your suggestion.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 14:25, 8 September 2012 (UTC)

Topic cat[edit]

Please don't forget to add the code and name. Without them, it is an error that other editors have to fix. —CodeCat 17:03, 31 October 2012 (UTC)

కర్బనము to బొగ్గుపులుసు[edit]

Dr. Raja, a user named DerekWinters moved one of your Telugu entries. How would you rate the move? (Maybe I could act as a whistle-blower for you in case he does the same to other articles, especially chemical elements, it seems.) --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 17:34, 17 November 2012 (UTC)

It appears to be wrong redirection. Can you cancel the redirection. The earlier entry is correct. There is another entry బొగ్గుపులుసు వాయువు which is equal to carbon dioxide a gas.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 01:59, 18 November 2012 (UTC)
I moved the page back. How will you deal with బొగ్గుపులుసు? --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 05:04, 18 November 2012 (UTC)
I have changed it to acid of carbon. Thank you for helping Telugu language as a whistle blower. I will be happy clarity any disparities or creating some interesting new Telugu words.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 05:09, 18 November 2012 (UTC)
DerekWinters made ఉదజని. How is that entry? --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 22:56, 18 November 2012 (UTC)
It is correct. I have added another related entry. Thanks.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 01:48, 19 November 2012 (UTC)

{{list:states of India/en}}[edit]

Hi, have you ever thought about making a Telugu-language version of this template? --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 00:13, 28 November 2012 (UTC)

Thank you very much for letting me know about the list templates. Can You help in making the Telugu List templates. I can translate these item words into Telugu language for this purpose of general usage. Thank you once again.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 05:42, 28 November 2012 (UTC)
Here's another example of a list template (no offense intended, just to illustrate what to do with the hypernym parameter): {{list:sexual orientations/fr}}. --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 07:37, 28 November 2012 (UTC)
Now all we need is to fill in the hypernym, and the red links if necessary. --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 07:58, 28 November 2012 (UTC)
I think the hypernym should be in plural form like "states of India". The states is translated as రాష్ట్రములు.Please change the template.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 08:16, 28 November 2012 (UTC)
For the hypernym parameter, make sure you provide the translations for "continent" and "day of the week". I wish you could do the same for other list templates. --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 06:49, 29 November 2012 (UTC)
(Pretty please ^_^?) --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 06:50, 29 November 2012 (UTC)
And another thing, the hypernym parameter might be optional. --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 06:53, 29 November 2012 (UTC)
Have you seen my talk page for my reply? --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 10:20, 29 November 2012 (UTC)

Sanskrit word bhaya?[edit]

Does the word भय (bhaya) exist in Sanskrit? Are the words gati (गति?), chanda (चन्द or something else?), dosa (दोस?), and moga (मोग?) real Sanskrit words? (I got them from Aung San Suu Kyi's "Freedom from Fear" via Wikiquote.) --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 13:47, 22 January 2013 (UTC)

भय (bhaya) does exist in Sanskrit. I have added the information with reference in the concerned page. I would clarify about the others soon.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 11:04, 23 January 2013 (UTC)


Hi there. This isn't really that big of a deal, but if you could, could you include transliterations of the Telugu words that you add as synonyms, derived terms, etc. to entries? That way, it would help people out more :) Thanks, Razorflame 04:30, 17 July 2013 (UTC)

Thank you very much. I would do that from now.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 04:37, 17 July 2013 (UTC)
Not a problem :) Razorflame 21:43, 17 July 2013 (UTC)

Could you take a look at my last few contributions and start doing this for the words you add/derived terms/related terms/synonyms please? It would be of much help. Thanks, Razorflame 03:37, 26 July 2013 (UTC)

Thank you very much for helping in the expansion of Telugu language words. Your last contributions are fine. Please continue it. I would discuss with you in case of any differences.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 05:46, 26 July 2013 (UTC)
I don't think you understand. I'm asking you if you could start doing what I was doing in those last few contributions. Razorflame 20:05, 26 July 2013 (UTC)
I understood your point. You wanted me to follow the same system. See this word అరటి. Thank you.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 01:12, 27 July 2013 (UTC)
Thank you very much :) It is very appreciated :) And yes, I will be adding Telugu words once I get the transliteration system down. Razorflame 04:59, 27 July 2013 (UTC)
Fine. I will follow the same system. Anyhow, where will be adding these Telugu words. Many I know where you will add and what is its importance.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 05:41, 27 July 2013 (UTC)


Since you're a native speaker of Telugu, I am assuming you know how to transliterate terms you add to the English Wiktionary, right? Could you start doing this for any entries you make? That would be great :) Thanks, Razorflame 03:09, 31 July 2013 (UTC)

O.K. I will try to do it. Thanks.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 03:11, 31 July 2013 (UTC)
Is our WT:TE TR complete and correct from your point of view? You can copy-paste symbols from there.
In Mozilla Firefox, I use "character palette" plug-in, which lets you add special symbols without having to open more tabs. You need to create/edit your own palettes. --Anatoli (обсудить/вклад) 03:16, 31 July 2013 (UTC)
I have not used the "character palette" plug-in. Can you let me know how to use it.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 03:33, 31 July 2013 (UTC)
Do you use Mozilla Firefox!? If yes, then go to [1]. Click on the latest version of the plug-in and select to open the *.xpi file with "Mozilla Firefox". Install the plug-in, restart the browser.
In the View\Toolbars menu "Character Palette Toolbar" must be checked. You will see then a new panel in your Firefox browser. Click on the "Character Palette", select Preferences, choose any existing list of characters or add a new one. You will need to copy all your favourite symbols there. If they don't fit on one line, make a new palette. There is an issue with some diacritic symbols, though. --Anatoli (обсудить/вклад) 03:45, 31 July 2013 (UTC)
Can I add all my favourite symbols in one pallette.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 04:13, 31 July 2013 (UTC)
It depends how many of them there are. An example of a long palette is "ёъɛŽžČ芚ʹʺÁáÉéÍíÓóÚúÝýɛ́āēīōūǎṯḥḏṣḍṭẓʿġʾâğäöüçşïıñôţḑŗŕǎ̀ʻøјˈ" but I have to make the window wider to see the end of it. --Anatoli (обсудить/вклад) 04:19, 31 July 2013 (UTC)
I will make one pallette for consonants and vowels. Is it possible for adding transliteration to Telugu words. How to add them easily to the Wiktionary.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 04:31, 31 July 2013 (UTC)
If you mean the palette, then you just click on a symbol, that will it to the clipboard, then you just paste it where you need it.
I have added the consonants and vowels to my preferences in one line. When I am clicking on a symbol; where does that clipboard comes. How to add one symbol after another.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 05:11, 31 July 2013 (UTC)
When you click on a symbol with a mouse (that symbol looks pressed on the palette) then it is in the clipboard, that means you can paste it (e.g. press Ctrl + V in Windows). Clicking on the symbol again will remove it from the clipboard (nothing to paste) or if you copy something else manually (using Ctrl + C). You can only copy/paste one symbol at a time. This tool is for symbols, which are not on the keyboard, e.g. ṣ, ṅ, ñ, etc. --Anatoli (обсудить/вклад) 05:26, 31 July 2013 (UTC)
There is no easy way but you can paste a Telugu into Google translate, e.g. English-Korean, copy the automatic transliteration and fix any errors that Google has done. E.g. see అనాది in Google translate. This trick is not official but you can use it to save you some time.
If you knew some Lua programming you might want create a transliteration module, like Module:ru-translit or Module:si-translit. It's not easy though but you may get some help from experienced programmers (not me). --Anatoli (обсудить/вклад) 04:48, 31 July 2013 (UTC)
I am very thankful for you in guiding me to use the transliteration into Telugu words. Earler I have taken the help of Stephen Brown, for which I am indebted to him.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 05:30, 31 July 2013 (UTC)
You're welcome but I don't know Telugu. As a native speaker, you can make some difference when you have a good setup, know your tools and the rules here. Good luck. --Anatoli (обсудить/вклад) 05:47, 31 July 2013 (UTC)
Thank you for the advise. I am a Medical doctor; Pathologist by profession. With interest in Telugu language, I am using this Wiki platform to introduce my mother tongue to other people of different languages. I would like to take your help in adding IPA to all Telugu words I am adding here. Thank you once again.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 07:24, 31 July 2013 (UTC)


The Sanskrit entries you are copying from Monier-Williams (like here) are incorrectly formatted for Wiktionary purposes. Please see the discussion here and talk to Ivan to learn creating Sanskrit entries. --Vahag (talk) 10:32, 11 August 2013 (UTC)

Well I think that we should have Sanskrit roots, like all the Sanskrit dictionaries do, but not with all those meanings of corresponding verbs, just the basic one. e.g. "to stand" for √sthā. They could have the lemma for for the verb (tíṣṭhati) as well as other derived nouns, adjectives etc. listed in the ====Derived terms==== section. I'm not sure about etymologies though - roots are kind of artificial construct, they are not directly inherited from Proto-Indo-Iranian or Proto-Indo-European - verbs, nouns etc. are. --Ivan Štambuk (talk) 05:32, 12 August 2013 (UTC)
Instead of "from" Proto-Indo-Iranian or Proto-Indo-European in the etymologies, I think it would be a good idea to put "cognate with" or "compare". That way they are not inheritied forms, but the etymology still shows the relationship. —Stephen (Talk) 07:38, 12 August 2013 (UTC)

group= parameter in tables[edit]

Hi, thank you for translating the tables into Telugu! Just one thing:

Compare Template:table:chess pieces/te and Template:table:colors/te, where group= parameter is being used correctly. It generates the translated title of the table above. --Daniel Carrero (talk) 11:45, 10 October 2015 (UTC)

Thank you for working on the Template tables in English wiktionary. They are informative and also attractive. I have changed the Template:table:playing cards/te.--Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 11:53, 10 October 2015 (UTC)
Glad you liked them. :) Another thing: Please link to the singular, while displaying the plural.
For example, you might use this code:
The plural should be displayed, since it makes sense as the title of the table. But when you click on the link, it goes to the entry for the singular form, (పేకముక్క) where all the good stuff is located. When you create a link to the entry for the plural form (పేకముక్కలు), it'd basically just contain "the plural of X", which is less interesting/informative. This is the format that all tables use. --Daniel Carrero (talk) 11:57, 10 October 2015 (UTC)

దిక్సూచి (diksūci)[edit]

Hello Rajasekhar! Do you happen to know the etymology of దిక్సూచి (diksūci)? In Hindi there's a similar word, दिक्सूचक (diksūcak), and I think the two might be cognates. Thanks, Aryamanarora (talk) 21:05, 11 November 2015 (UTC)

Special thanks![edit]

I've seen you a lot in recent changes. I wanted to thank you for all of your contributions with the Telugu language here! I feel that Telugu may be one of the more "unpopular" languages here on Wiktionary, so your many contributions with that language are really awesome. Thanks! Philmonte101 (talk) 04:28, 16 July 2016 (UTC)

Thank you very much for recognizing my work. Kindly help me in expanding them and correct any mistakes.--Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 05:15, 16 July 2016 (UTC)


Do you have a more modern reference for the taxonomic name? It doesn't seem right. DCDuring TALK 15:39, 21 September 2016 (UTC)

It may be referring to w:Tabernaemontana in general genus in modern times. Refer to its Telugu wikipedia page.--Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 05:13, 22 September 2016 (UTC)
Please note that Nerium oleander is గన్నేరు in Telugu language.--Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 06:10, 22 September 2016 (UTC)

List of Telugu words[edit]

See User:Rajasekhar1961/Appendix:List of Telugu words. —Stephen (Talk) 03:03, 29 December 2016 (UTC)

Need help[edit]

I am currently working on a proto Dravidian entry. I want to ask you, is there any word for "red" in Telugu other than ఎరుపు "erupu". More specifically, is there a word for red in Telugu that resembles Kannada "kempu" or Tamil "civappu"? Many thanks in advance!! माधवपंडित (talk) 14:20, 2 June 2017 (UTC)

కెంపు (kempu) is a kind of red color in Telugu language also.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 14:21, 2 June 2017 (UTC)

Thanks very much sir माधवपंडित (talk) 01:28, 3 June 2017 (UTC)

Telugu proverbs[edit]

Hi there. I don't think that the translations of these should be a single term (e.g. "like a donkey carrying sandal powder") but should be linked as individual words (because the translation will not exist as such in English). Also "sandal" should be "sandalwood". SemperBlotto (talk) 06:24, 15 June 2017 (UTC)

Thank you for your advise. I am taking the translations directly from the reference quoted (without changing). Can you give some example of how to link the translations to each of the English word. Thank you.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 06:28, 15 June 2017 (UTC)
Put every individual English word in double square brackets separately. - Madhav P. (talk) 17:18, 26 June 2017 (UTC)

Telugu plural forms[edit]

Hello. I am working about common Telugu plural rules in Module:te-headword. Could you tell me if there are more common rules to apply to noun, for new usage of Template:te-noun? For special cases, they will not be put there. --Octahedron80 (talk) 07:46, 21 June 2017 (UTC)

Thank you very much for the help in creating the plural forms of Telugu nouns. Basically I am not a linguist and not familiar with the Telugu grammatical rules. Few straight forward things we can begin with. The nouns ending with Rhymes:Telugu/ప్ప, we can add లు (lu) to covert them to plurals.Rajasekhar1961 (talk) 15:07, 28 June 2017 (UTC)

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Category:Telugu noun forms and Category:Telugu noun plural forms[edit]

I don't know anything about Telugu, so can you tell me if the plural is the only noun form? If so, there probably don't need to be two categories. —Rua (mew) 11:42, 28 April 2019 (UTC)