guro

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reborrowed from Japanese グロ (guro), from English grotesque.

Noun[edit]

guro (uncountable)

  1. A subgenre of manga and anime focusing on gore and mutilation.
    Hypernym: gore
    • 2009, Johannes Grenzfurthner, Do Androids Sleep with Electric Sheep?: Critical Perspectives on Sexuality and Pornography in Science and Social Fiction:
      And maybe the Moravecian dream would be especially exciting for fans of guro manga who want to live out all the fantasies to have sex like the immortal Mai in Waita Uziga's Mai-chan's Daily Life, who stay alive even after being violently mutilated []
    • 2014, Nicolae Sfetcu, Animation & Cartoons:
      The scope of hentai encompasses the entire range of sexual fetishes, including [] Guro, focusing on imaginative gore and mutilation.

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

guro

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ぐろ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of グロ

Romanian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

guro f

  1. vocative singular of gură

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Malay guru, ultimately from Sanskrit गुरु (gūru). Introduced by Eusebio T. Daluz in the early 20th century as a replacement to the previously used words maestro and maestra, both of Spanish origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: gu‧ro
  • IPA(key): /ˈɡuɾoʔ/
  • IPA(key): /ɡuˈɾoʔ/, [ɡʊˈɾoʔ]

Noun[edit]

gurò or gurô

  1. teacher; educator; instructor
    Synonyms: maestro, maestra, titser, tagapagturo

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