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
4%
4%
90%
0%
22
flagthe United States
11%
16%
56%
12%
62
flagGermany
11%
8%
52%
26%
69
flagthe United Kingdom
21%
7%
51%
19%
114
flagPoland
15%
16%
46%
20%
3333
flagFrance
20%
6%
46%
26%
15
flagNorway
14%
21%
35%
28%
14

Gender

men43%
women43%
Lord Brahma
14%
15%
Water of Brahma
19%
14%
Son of Brahma
43%
43%
Large cold river
22%
25%

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