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


  • TDP celebrates formation day with tributes to NTR
    Hyderabad, March 29 (IANS) The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Sunday celebrated its 34th formation day by paying rich tributes to its founder leader N.T. Rama Rao. TDP president and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu led the celebrations by unfurling the party flag at NTR Trust Bhavan, the party headquarters here. This is the first TDP formation day a Read more on this news related to 'Telugu'
  • Uttama Villain Telugu version audio launch details
    The audio of the Telugu version of Uttama Villain was held at Shilpa Kala Vedika in Hyderabad. K.Viswanath, S.P.Balasubramanyam, Kamal Haasan, Gautami, Shruti Haasan, Lingusamy, C.Kalyan, S.V.Krishna Reddy, Manchu Vishnu, Bellamkonda Read more on this news related to 'Telugu'
  • 'Avunu 2' many notches higher than prequel: Harshvardhan Rane
    Chennai, March 30 (IANS) Actor Harshvardhan Rane says the thrills and chills in forthcoming Telugu horror "Avunu 2" will be many notches higher than what audiences experienced in the prequel, which released in 2012. "Everything about 'Avunu 2' will be many notches higher than its prequel. Ravi sir has added a lot of layers to the film and so Read more on this news related to 'Telugu'

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