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Facts about Telugu[edit | edit source]

  • Language code (ISO 639-3): tel
  • Autonyms (how to write "Telugu" in Telugu): తెలుగు
  • Other names for "Telugu": Andhra, Tailangi, Telangire, Telegu, Telgi, Tengu, Terangi, Tolangan ("Gentoo")
  • The Telugu language is spoken in: India

Telugu is a Dravidian language spoken by Telugu people predominantly living in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, where it is also the official language. It stands alongside Hindi and Bengali as one of the few languages with primary official language status in more than one Indian state.

Telugu is also an official language in the Yanam district of Puducherry and a linguistic minority in the states of Odisha, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is one of six languages designated a classical language of India by the country's government.

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Telugu Dictionaries[edit | edit source]

Andhrabharati: English-Telugu dictionaries

En2Te: English-Telugu dictionary (Charles Philip Brown)

TamilCube: English-Telugu dictionary

Goethe-Verlag: Telugu-English common phrases & illustrated vocabulary (+ audio)

Vāviḷla nighaṇṭuvu వావిళ్ల నిఘంటువు Telugu dictionary (1949): I & II - III

English-Telugu dictionary by Patrika Padakosam (2004)

Telugu-English dictionary by John Gwynn (1991)

Little master's English-Telugu dictionary by S. K. Venkatacharyulu (1992)

Telugu dictionary by Arthur Galletti di Cadilhac (1935) [[new.htm|[[File:../images/newlink.gif|class=img-0|what's new?]]]]

Glossary of scientific terms in Telugu (1936)

Telugu-English dictionary by Charles Philip Brown (1903)

English-Telugu dictionary by Paluri Sankaranarayana (1900)

Telugu-English dictionary

Anglo-Telugu dictionary by Peter Percival (1861) Latin & Telugu characters

Dictionary of the mixed dialects and foreign words used in Telugu, by Charles Philip Brown (1857)

Dictionary of the Teloogoo language commonly termed the Gentoo, by Alexander Duncan Campbell (1848)

Collection of telugu proverbs (1868)

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Free Telugu Lessons[edit | edit source]

Language Exchange[edit | edit source]

Forum[edit | edit source]

Tools[edit | edit source]

Marketplace[edit | edit source]

Telugu Online Virtual Keyboard[edit | edit source]


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