Telugu

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Telugu Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


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

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a member of the people in southeastern India (Andhra Pradesh) who speak the Telugu language ,
  • a Dravidian language spoken by the Telugu in southeastern India

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Telugu Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Telugu is an Indian language spoken in the southern part of India. It is the official language of Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the twenty-two scheduled languages of the Republic of India. Telugu is the second most popular language spoken in India and 15th largest spoken language in the world. As it is one of the oldest languages in the world, Government of India gave it the status of a Classical language.

Aitereya Brahmanyam which is a part of Rigveda (literature dates to 7000 years before CE) written thousands years before CE, has mentioned Telugu. Telugu also finds mention in Rajatarangini, written by Bilhana Kavi. As per Hindu mythology, one of the sons of Bali Chakravarthy (the one who was sent to Pathaala by Vamana) is Andhra or Andhrudu. Telugu region i.e. Andhra or AP was ruled by him, long before the times of Ramayana and Mahabharata (literature is proven to be of the period 3000 years before CE).



Telugu Sample Sentences in News


  • Telugu producers vie for 'Kaththi' remake rights
    Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) Following the stupendous success of Vijay-starrer Tamil actioner "Kaththi", which raked in over Rs.30 crore in the opening weekend worldwide, producers from Telugu filmdom have shown keen interest to remake the film in Telugu language. Read more on this news related to 'Telugu'
  • Grand Success of Silicon Andhra ManaBadi 2014 Graduation Ceremony
    The graduation ceremony jointly hosted by Silicon Andhra and Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University on Sunday, October 26, at Sunnyvale in California, USA, was a huge success. (PRWeb October 30, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10/prweb12287718.htm Read more on this news related to 'Telugu'
  • Telugu film producers vie for 'Kaththi' remake rights
    Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) Following the stupendous success of Vijay-starrer Tamil actioner "Kaththi", which raked in over Rs.30 crore in its opening weekend worldwide, producers from Telugu filmdom have shown a keen interest to remake the film with a top star. Read more on this news related to 'Telugu'

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