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
4%
4%
91%
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23
flagAustria
14%
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7%
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flagItaly
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flagSpain
10%
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flagthe United States
12%
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flagGermany
12%
8%
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26%
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flagPoland
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16%
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flagthe United Kingdom
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140
flagFrance
14%
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47%
28%
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flagUU
7%
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flagNorway
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18
flagthe Netherlands
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flagRepublic of Ireland
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men44%
women42%
Lord Brahma
13%
16%
Water of Brahma
18%
14%
Son of Brahma
45%
42%
Large cold river
22%
26%

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