HyperDic: guru

English > 3 senses of the word guru / Guru:
NOUNperson gurua Hindu or Buddhist religious leader and spiritual teacher
person Gurueach of the first ten leaders of the Sikh religion
person gurua recognized / recognized leader in some field or of some movement
guru / Guru > pronunciation
Soundsguw'ruw.
Rhymesaccrue ... untrue: 23 rhymes with ruw...
English > guru: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA Hindu or Buddhist religious leader and spiritual teacher.
CategoryBuddhismThe teaching of Buddha that life is permeated with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct and wisdom and meditation / meditation releases one from desire and suffering and rebirth
Hinduism, HindooismA body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system
Broaderreligious leaderleader of a religious order
Spanishgurú
Catalanguru
English > Guru: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningEach of the first ten leaders of the Sikh religion.
CategorySikhismThe doctrines of a monotheistic religion founded in northern India in the 16th century by Guru Nanak and combining elements of Hinduism and Islam
Broaderreligious leaderleader of a religious order
English > guru: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA recognized / recognized leader in some field or of some movement.
Example"a guru of genomics"
BroaderleaderA person who rules or guides or inspires others

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