कूर्म

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Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

कूर्म (kūrmam

  1. a tortoise, turtle.
  2. the earth considered as a tortoise swimming on the waters.
  3. a particular figure or intertwining of the fingers (mudra).
  4. one of the outer winds of the body (causing the closing of the eyes).
  5. (Hinduism) Vishnu's second incarnation (descent in the form of a tortoise to support the mountain मन्दर at the churning of the ocean).

Descendants[edit]

  • Telugu: కూర్మము (kūrmamu)