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").

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Lord Brahma
Water of Brahma
Son of Brahma
Large cold river
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flagIndia
7%
3%
88%
0%
27
flagAustria
12%
12%
62%
12%
16
flagItaly
0%
0%
61%
38%
13
flagSpain
10%
20%
60%
10%
10
flagUkraine
16%
0%
58%
25%
12
flagDenmark
18%
9%
54%
18%
11
flagGermany
14%
7%
53%
23%
95
flagthe United States
13%
14%
52%
17%
75
flagFrance
16%
8%
52%
24%
25
flagthe United Kingdom
20%
9%
49%
20%
170
flagPoland
15%
15%
47%
21%
4571
flagNorway
11%
16%
44%
27%
18
flagUnknown
15%
22%
38%
22%
44
flagthe Netherlands
7%
7%
38%
46%
13
flagRepublic of Ireland
6%
20%
33%
40%
15

Gender

men43%
women41%
Lord Brahma
13%
16%
Water of Brahma
18%
14%
Son of Brahma
44%
41%
Large cold river
23%
26%

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