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What is the feminine form of preceptor?

In English there are no masculine or feminine forms. English uses gender specific nouns for male or female. The noun 'preceptor' is a common gender noun, a word for a male or a female teacher or principal. Full Answer

Synonym for teacher?

These are the synonyms I found from a dictionary. abecedary, adviser, assistant, coach, disciplinarian, educator, faculty member, guide, instructor, lecturer, mentor, pedagogue, preceptor, professor, pundit, scholar, schoolteacher, supervisor, teach*, trainer, tutor Full Answer

Who leads collective worship in a mandir?

A Guru or holy teacher, also known as a spiritual leader, preceptor or Holy enlightener. Occasionally, a Brahmin teaches. But also you have the priest who circles the arti lamp in front of the image (murti) three times in a… Full Answer

What is the masculine form of preceptress?

In English there are no masculine or feminine forms. English uses gender specific nouns for male or female. The noun for a female teacher is preceptress. The noun for a male teacher is preceptor. The noun 'teacher' is a common… Full Answer

What is the definition for Guru?

A guru (Sanskrit: गुरु, Bengali: গুরু) is a person who is regarded as having great knowledge, wisdom and authority in a certain area, and uses it to guide others. The word comes from Sanskrit Gu, darkness, and Ru, light (prakash)… Full Answer