Thu, aka: Thū; 2 Definition(s)


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thū (थू).—ad Imit. of the sound in spitting. Hence an interjection of contempt or reviling, fie! hoot! out!

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

thū (थू).—ad Imit. of the sound in spitting. An interj. of contempt or reviling, fie, hoot, out.

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ṭhu (ठु).—or -ṭhu, luṭuluṭu ad Imit. of the sound or expressive of the manner of short and quick and light steps in walking.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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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