What does Telugu mean?

Definitions for Telugu
ˈtɛl əˌgutel·ugu

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Telugunoun

    a member of the people in southeastern India (Andhra Pradesh) who speak the Telugu language

  2. Telugunoun

    a Dravidian language spoken by the Telugu in southeastern India


  1. Telugunoun

    A Dravidian language of India.

  2. Telugunoun

    A member of the people who speak the Telugu language.


  1. telugu

    Telugu is a Dravidian language predominantly spoken by the Telugu people in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Yanam district of Puducherry. It is the third most spoken language in India. The language has its own unique script and literary tradition dating back over a thousand years. Additionally, "Telugu" also refers to the culture, traditions, and people associated with this region and language.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Telugunoun

    a Darvidian language spoken in the northern parts of the Madras presidency. In extent of use it is the next language after Hindustani (in its various forms) and Bengali

  2. Telugunoun

    one of the people speaking the Telugu language

  3. Teluguadjective

    of or pertaining to the Telugu language, or the Telugus

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Telugu

    tel′ōō-gōō, n. the language spoken in the north-western portion of the Dravidian area inhabited by the Telingas.—Also Tel′oogoo.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Telugu in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Telugu in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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