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Tel·u·gualso Tel·e·gu (tĕl′ə-go͞o′)
n. pl. Telugu or Tel·u·gus also Telegu or Tel·e·gus
1. A Dravidian language spoken in central India.
2. A member of the Dravidian people who speak Telugu.
Of or relating to Telugu, its speakers, or their culture.
npl -gus or -gu
1. (Languages) a language of SE India, belonging to the Dravidian family of languages: the state language of Andhra Pradesh
2. (Peoples) a member of the people who speak this language
(Peoples) of or relating to this people or their language
or Tel•e•gu(ˈtɛl əˌgu)
a Dravidian language spoken mainly in the state of Andhra Pradesh in SE India.
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|Noun||1.||Telugu - a member of the people in southeastern India (Andhra Pradesh) who speak the Telugu language|
Dravidian - a member of one of the aboriginal races of India (pushed south by Caucasians and now mixed with them)
|2.||Telugu - a Dravidian language spoken by the Telugu in southeastern India|
South-Central Dravidian - a Dravidian language spoken primarily in south central India