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guru

Saltos de línea: guru
Pronunciación: /ˈɡʊruː
 
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Definición de guru en inglés:

sustantivo

1A Hindu spiritual teacher.
Example sentences
  • Hindus who have a guru strive to receive spiritual initiation from him.
  • Similar new castes have been established as the need arose by gurus and priests throughout Hindu history.
  • Hinduism is a combination, a collection, of all the teachings and practices of thousands of rishis, gurus, philosophers, mystics and teachers throughout many centuries.
Sinónimos
spiritual teacher, teacher, tutor, sage, counsellor, mentor, guiding light, spiritual leader, leader, master;
Indian acharya, pandit;
Hinduism swami, Maharishi;
Buddhism Roshi;
Judaism rabbi, rav, rebbe
1.1Each of the ten first leaders of the Sikh religion.
Example sentences
  • Sikh leaders, gurus and elites were written about, but not dissenting movements, religious mobilisations, and the diversity of cultures within Sikhism itself.
  • They celebrated the 338th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth guru of Sikhs, with a variety of functions on Sunday.
  • The Gurudwara has facilities for lodging and boarding for visitors and Sikh gurus who come from outside Bangalore, during cultural and religious meets.
2An influential teacher or popular expert: a management guru
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • To some, he is a management guru and business consultant, while a few see him as an entrepreneur.
  • Forget voice-coaches, image consultants, PR experts and makeover gurus; it's Lydia who can make you a star.
  • Bookshelves creak under the weight of books written by business gurus on how to manage a company, how to increase personal potential and to achieve success
Sinónimos
informal buff, whizz, boffin

Origen

from Hindi and Punjabi, from Sanskrit guru 'weighty, grave' (compare with Latin gravis), hence 'elder, teacher'.

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  • This is from Hindi and Punjabi, from Sanskrit guru ‘weighty, grave, dignified’ (comparable with Latin gravis ‘heavy’ source of gravity (Late Middle English)): this led to ‘elder, teacher’.

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