Kru, KRU may refer to:
- Kru people, ethnic group in Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire
- Kru languages, the group of dialects spoken by the Kru
- KRU, Malaysian band
- Kru (Muay Thai), Thai word for an Instructor or Master teacher of Muay Thai (Thai Boxing)
- KRU Interactive, a gaming company
- KRU, Kanchanaburi Rajabhat University
- Kru, Colloquial name for gang, posse or other ensemble
- Kru (actor), a Lao tribesman character in the film Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness
- Kru, originally Kurru - Thai word of respect for lower grade Teachers of Elementary and Kindergarten. (c.f. Wai Kru day), Thailand.
- Kru is the Thai for lower grades, as opposed to Ajarn - a teacher of High School and a University Lecturer.
- Kuzbassrazrezugol, a Russian coal-mining company.\
- Korea Rugby Union
Usage examples of "kru".
This Kru was a great and good Mat Unrolling Kru, so great and good that he could afford to give his head for nothing.
And she would be one with the Kru to understand how the magic of money really worked, for it seemed clear now that money had come from the gods, was an aspect of them.
She did not have to go far before she felt the wisdom of the Kru come to her.
The Kru was a great businessman, a rival of the company that made the Gates Format.
And she reached into the patterns, reached into the new glowing links inside her head, and spoke with the knowledge of the Kru, without being the Kru.
All the bulls were watching the two claimants for the chieftainship, but some of them were ranging themselves closer to Kru than to Tant.
It was taken up on all sides by those who could still speak, and then Kru came staggering toward von Horst.
Evidently Kru was sending all who could stand on their feet to join in the pursuit.
Da Souza and Trent took their places side by side on the broad, flat-bottomed boat, and soon they were off shorewards and the familiar song of the Kru boys as they bent over their oars greeted their ears.
Trent set down his glass without a word, and called to some Kru boys in the square who carried litters.
Then there came a black speck stealing across the broad rice-field and up the steep hill, a speck which in time took to itself the semblance of a man, a Kru boy, naked as he was born save for a ragged loin-cloth, and clutching something in his hand.
The Kru boy, shrinking away from the dark muzzle of that motionless revolver, was spellbound with fear.
He had found Oom Sam established as a sort of task-master and contractor, and had promptly dismissed him, with the result that the supply of Kru boys was instantly doubled.
There were five Kru boys, a native of a tribe which he did not recognise, and a European who walked with reeling footsteps, and who, it was easy to see, was on the point of exhaustion.
One or two of the Kru boys seemed on the verge of insanityFrancis himself was hysterical and faint.