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कूर्म • (kūrma) m
- a tortoise, turtle.
- the earth considered as a tortoise swimming on the waters.
- a particular figure or intertwining of the fingers (mudra).
- one of the outer winds of the body (causing the closing of the eyes).
- (Hinduism) Vishnu's second incarnation (descent in the form of a tortoise to support the mountain मन्दर at the churning of the ocean).
- Telugu: కూర్మము (kūrmamu)