Malayalam edit

Etymology edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Sanskrit श्री (śrī). Cognate with Tamil திரு (tiru) and Telugu తిరు (tiru).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

തിരു (tiru)

  1. (honorific) mister

Adjective edit

തിരു (tiru)

  1. holy, sacred
  2. honourable, respectable
  3. pure, untainted

References edit