Curu, Cūru, Cuṟu, Cūṟu: 6 definitions


Curu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Tamil. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Churu.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Cūru (चूरु).—[masculine] a kind of worm.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Curu (चुरु):—m. a particular worm in the bowels, [Caraka i, 19, 1, 40; iii, 7; Bhāvaprakāśa vii, 19, 9.]

2) Cūru (चूरु):—[from curu] a m. a kind of worm, [Suśruta vi, 54, 6.]

3) b See curu.

[Sanskrit to German]

Curu in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Cūru (ಚೂರು):—[verb] to rub or scrape slightly, as with the fingernails, to relieve itching; to scratch.

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Cūru (ಚೂರು):—[noun] the lower edge of a roof, usu. projecting beyond the sides of a building; the eves.

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Cūru (ಚೂರು):—[noun] a part or fragment broken or separated from the whole; a piece.

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Cūru (ಚೂರು):—

1) [adjective] small in size; not big, large or great.

2) [adjective] small in amount, number or degree; not much.

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Cūru (ಚೂರು):—[adverb] in a small degree; to a slight extent; only slightly; not much.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Cuṟu (சுறு) noun Stench, as of burning hair or flesh; மயிர்முதலியன தீயிற் பொசுங்குதலால். உண் டாகும் நாற்றம். கூந்தலின் சுறு நாறுகின்றது [mayirmuthaliyana thiyir posunguthalal. un dagum narram. kunthalin suru naruginrathu] (கம்பராமாயணம் இராவணன். மந்திர. [kambaramayanam iravanan. manthira.] 13).

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Cūṟu (சூறு) [cūṟutal] 5 transitive verb To surround, encompass; சூழ்தல். சூறிய விமையோர் [suzhthal. suriya vimaiyor] (மகாபாரதம் காண்டவ. [magaparatham kandava.] 31).

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Cūṟu (சூறு) noun cf. சூதசங்கிதை்து. [suthu.] Anus; மலத் துவாரம். [malath thuvaram.] (J.)

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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