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GenderMasculine
Scriptsकपिल Sanskrit

Meaning & History

Means "reddish brown" in Sanskrit, derived from कपि (kapi) "monkey". In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of a sage who founded Samkhya philosophy and is identified with the god Vishnu.
Other Languages & CulturesKapil Hindi Kapil Marathi

Categories

animals, brown, colors, red
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute