Gurula, Gurūḷa, Gurūla: 2 definitions



Gurula means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Gurūḷa can be transliterated into English as Gurula or Gurulia, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gurūḷa (गुरूळ).—m C A hole through an embankment (as scratched out by crabs &c.)

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Gurula (गुरुल).—[, in Śikṣāsamuccaya 271.13 anubadha(q.v.)-gurulādya-vavicārād, read anubandha-guru-(should be gaurava!)- lāghava-vicārād; translation(s) after full consideration of ad- vantage and disadvantage.]

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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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