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meanings of "guru" [1]

a.{u-stem}

1.heavy;

2.great;

3.long (in duration or length);

4.important;

5.arduous (to bear);

6.great;

7.venerable;

8.heavy (as food);

9.best;

10.dear;

11.haughty (as a speech);

12.(in prosody) long, as a syllable;

13.irresistible;

14.mighty;

15.valuable;

16.grievous

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meanings of "guru" [2]

m.{u-stem}

1.a father;

2.any venerable or respectable person;

3.a teacher;

4.particularly, a religious teacher;

5.a lord;

6.name of bRhaspati, the preceptor of the gods;

7.the planet Jupiter;

8.the propounder of a new doctrine;

9.the lunar asterism called puSya;

10.name of droNa, teacher of the kauravas and paaNDavas;

11.name of prabhaakara, the leader of a school of the miimaaMsakas (called after him praabhaakara);

12.the supreme spirit

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