What does the name of Brahmaputra river literally mean?

Lord Brahma
Water of Brahma
Son of Brahma
Large cold river
While most rivers on the Indian sub­con­ti­nent have female names, this river has a rare male name, as it means "son of Brahma" in Sanskrit (putra means "son").

Answers distribution

Lord Brahma
Water of Brahma
Son of Brahma
Large cold river
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flagIndia
6%
3%
90%
0%
30
flagAustria
12%
12%
62%
12%
16
flagSpain
10%
20%
60%
10%
10
flagItaly
9%
0%
59%
31%
22
flagthe United States
11%
14%
54%
17%
85
flagGermany
15%
8%
53%
22%
99
flagDenmark
23%
7%
53%
15%
13
flagUkraine
15%
7%
53%
23%
13
flagFrance
16%
8%
52%
24%
25
flagthe United Kingdom
19%
10%
50%
20%
190
flagthe United Arab Emirates
8%
16%
50%
25%
12
flagPoland
14%
15%
48%
20%
5076
flagthe Netherlands
5%
11%
47%
35%
17
flagNorway
11%
16%
44%
27%
18
flagUnknown
14%
24%
37%
24%
62
flagRepublic of Ireland
6%
18%
31%
43%
16

Gender

men44%
women43%
Lord Brahma
14%
16%
Water of Brahma
17%
14%
Son of Brahma
45%
43%
Large cold river
22%
25%

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