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is an Arabic word, commonly used as a male given name in the Muslim world
The term Muslim world has several meanings. In a religious sense, it refers to those who adhere to the teachings of Islam, referred to as Muslims. In a cultural sense, it refers to Islamic civilization, inclusive of non-Muslims living in that civilization...
. Its meaning is close to the English words 'revealer', 'discoverer', 'uncoverer' or 'pioneer'.
When used by Muslims, it is done so in the context of its Qur'anic usage referring to God as 'the One who reveals.' When applied to an individual, it means that the person has the quality of spiritual vision. The truth is obvious to them while hidden to others. For example, in the Qur'an
The Quran , also transliterated Qur'an, Koran, Alcoran, Qur’ān, Coran, Kuran, and al-Qur’ān, is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims consider the verbatim word of God . It is regarded widely as the finest piece of literature in the Arabic language...
(Surah Al-Sajdah Chapter 32 : Verse 13), God refers to a people who have just died and suddenly see the error of their ways and the purpose of life which previously eluded them. After this realization, they ask God to send them back, as they now believe and want to do good works. Those who are 'Kashif' have that understanding before death.
- Kashif (musician)
Kashif Saleem is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and record producer.-Career:Kashif became well-known from playing keyboards in the renowned funk band B.T. Express. He played synthesizer bass using the miniMoog while touring with the group...
(born 1959), American musician and singer
- Kashif Ahmed
Kashif Ahmed is a Pakistani and United Arab Emirates cricketer.Kashif Ahmed is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm off-break bowler. He played in 38 first class and 21 List A matches for various domestic teams in Pakistan between 1995 and 2000, in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, Pentangular Trophy and PCB...
(born 1975), a Pakistani and United Arab Emirates cricketer
- Kashif Khan
Kashif Khan is a Pakistani stage and television actor. He was the winner of reality show Comedy Circus paired with Ali Asghar....
, Pakistani stage and TV actor
- Kashif Khan, a Indian-Canadian singer in Canadian South Asian band The Bilz and Kashif
The Bilz is a Montreal-based Canadian South Asian urban/pop and electronic musical group made up of two music producers, DJ Vicious , a Canadian South Indian musician, and Master-D , a Canadian Bengali musician.After important collaborations with Kashif Khan, a Pakistani-Canadian R&B musician in...
- Kashif Mehmood
Kashif Mehmood is a Pakistani actor who has helped to change the cinema in Pakistan, leading the revival of cinema in Pakistan through his confident and impressive acting in various difficult roles in Pakistan. He has teamed up with director Humayun Saeed to being in many films and dramas in Pakistan...
, Pakistani film actor
- Kashif Raza
Kashif Raza is a Pakistani cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler. He has played in one One Day International and played Twenty20 cricket during 2004-05. His involvement in first-class cricket goes back to 1999-2000. His main involvement has been in List A...
(born 1979), a Pakistani cricketer
- Kashif Siddiqi
Kashif Mumtaz Siddiqi is an English-born Pakistani international footballer who plays as midfielder. He is currently without a club team.-Early career in England:Siddiqi played youth football for Hayes, Yeading and Boston United....
, (born 1986), an English-born Pakistani international footballer
- Kashif Shuja
Kashif Shuja, is a professional squash player who represents New Zealand.-Biography:Kashif Shuja is a Pakistan-born Kiwi from Auckland, New Zealand. Kashif was national junior champion of Pakistan twice and represented Pakistan in the Asian and World Junior Championships winning Gold and Bronze...
, a Pakistan-born New Zealand squash player
- Ibrahim al Kashif
Ustaz Ibrahim al Kashif was the most popular Sudanese pop singer between the end of World War II and 1956, when independence was granted. His style developed out of Haqibah Music and he is known as the father of modern singing in Sudan.-References:...
, Sudanese singer popular 1940-1956
- Mohammad Kashif
Mohammad Kashif Hussain is a Dutch cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a slow left-arm bowler. He made his debut for the Dutch cricket team in an ICC Intercontinental Cup game against Kenya on 29 March 2006. He has also played two One Day Internationals for the Netherlands, his debut...
(born 1984), Dutch cricketer from Punjab
- Tolga Kashif
Tolga Kashif is a British born musical conductor, composer, orchestrator, producer and arranger of Turkish Cypriot descent.-Early life:...
(born 1962), Turkish-Cypriot composer from London
- Kashif & Shanghai Knockout Tournament
The Kashif & Shanghai Knockout Tournament a knockout tournament of the Guyana football. It was created in 1990.This is currently the most important cup tournament, played in December and January every season...
, a tournament of the Guyana football
- Kashif, village in Syria