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Gender Masculine
Usage Hinduism
Scripts कश्यप(Sanskrit)
Pronounced Pron. KUSH-yu-pu(Sanskrit)  [key·IPA]
Other Forms FormsKashyap, Kasyapa

Meaning & History

Means "turtle, tortoise" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a Hindu rishi (sage) who is believed to be the author of several hymns of the Rigveda.
Added 8/22/2008 by Kashyap Kishor Mishr
Edited 12/11/2020 by HL