Krishnamurti

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Krishnamoorthy (also spelled Krishnamurthy, Krishnamoorthy, Krishnamoorthy, or Krishnamurthi) is a South Indian name.

Etymology and usage[edit]

It refers to the Hindu deity Krishna. "Murti" or "murthy" means "form" in Sanskrit,[1] so the name translates as "in the form (or image) of Krishna". In most cases it is a given name; however it may also be a family name, or it may have been westernized into a surname.

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Non-Indian nationality is noted when known.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Monier Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary: mUrcha-vat" (jpg [scanned document]). Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries. Cologne: Institute of Indology and Tamil Studies, Cologne University. "Mūrti" (p. 824, col. 1). Retrieved 2011-09-09.