Hydronym
A hydronym (from Greek: ὕδωρ, hydor, "water" and ὄνομα, onoma, "name") is a proper name of a body of water. Hydronymy is the study of hydronyms and of how bodies of water receive their names and h...
Ravi River
71°49′E / 30.583°N 71.817°E / 30.583; 71.817The Ravi (Urdu: راوی‎, Sanskrit: इरावती, परुष्णि, Hindi: रावी, Punjabi: ਰਾਵੀ) is a trans-boundary river flowi...
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Sarayu
The Sarayu (also Sarju; Dev. सरयु saráyu- f., later Dev. सरयू sarayū-)is a river that flows through the Indian states of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. This river is of ancient significance, finding m...
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Sutlej
The Sutlej River (alternatively spelled as Satluj River) (Punjabi: ਸਤਲੁਜ, Hindi: सतलुज, Sanskrit : शतद्रु (shatadru) Urdu: درياۓ ستلُج‎ ) is the longest of the five rivers that flow thr...
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Beas River
The Beas River ( Hindi: ब्यास, Punjabi: ਬਿਆਸ, Sanskrit: विपाशा 'Vipasha' ) is a river in north India. The river rises in the Himalayas in central Himachal Pradesh, India, and flows for s...
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Nadistuti sukta
The Nadistuti sukta (Sanskrit: नदिस्तुति सूक्त), "hymn of praise of rivers", is hymn 10.75 of the Rigveda.It is important for the reconstruction of the geography of the Vedic civilization. Sindhu (th...
Swat River
The Swat River (Pashto: د سوات سیند‎) is a river in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan. Its source is in the Hindukush Mountains, from where it flows through the Kalam Valley and Swat Dis...
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Kabul River
The Kabul River (Persian/Urdu: دریای کابل‎; Pashto: کابل سیند‎, Sanskrit: कुभा ), the classical Cophes /ˈkoʊfiːz/, is a 700-kilometre (430 mi) long river that starts in the Sa...
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Ganges
The Ganges (/ˈɡændʒiːz/ GAN-jeez), also Ganga (Hindi: गंगा; Bengali: গঙ্গা ; Sanskrit: गङ्गा; [ˈɡəŋɡaː] GUNG-ga), is a trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through India and Bangladesh. Th...
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Latin names of lakes
Users of Neo-Latin have taken the Latin language to places the Romans never went; hence a need arose to make Latin names of lakes that did not exist when Latin was a living language.
Indus River
The Indus River (Urdu: دريائے سِندھ‎: Darya-e Sindh, Hindi: सिन्धु नदी) is one of the longest rivers in Asia. It flows through Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir and western Tibet. Originating ...
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Chenab River
The Chenab River (Punjabi: ਚਨਾਬ, چناب, Urdu: درياۓ چناب‎, Hindi: चनाब, (/tʃəˈnɑːb/, canāb) literally: 'Moon (Chan) ਚਨ, चन, چن River (aab) ਆਬ, आब, آب' is a major river of India and...
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Gowda Saraswat Brahmin
Goud (also spelt as Gaud or Gawd) Saraswat Brahmins are a Hindu Brahmin community in India and a part of the larger Saraswat Brahmin community. They are popularly referred to as GSBs. They can be clas...
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Gomal River
Gomal River (Urdu: دریائے گومل‎, Pashto: ګومل سیند، ګومل دریاب‎, Sanskrit: गोमती((SARAIKI daryae gumal)) is a river in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The Gomal River's headwaters a...
Old European hydronymy
Old European (German: Alteuropäisch) is the term used by Hans Krahe (1964) for the language of the oldest reconstructed stratum of European hydronymy (river names) in Central and Western Europe. T...
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Drsadvati River
The Drsadvati , Drishadwati or Drishadvati River (dṛṣad-vatī, or river meaning "she with many stones") is the most imagined, assumed, deemed, and hypothesized river by indologists to identify the rout...
Soan River
The Soan (Urdu and Punjabi: سون) (preferred), Swan (Urdu and Punjabi: سواں), Sawan or Sohan River is a river in Punjab, Pakistan.
The Soan River is an important stream of the Pothohar reg...
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Ganges in Hinduism
In Hinduism, the river Ganges is considered sacred and is personified as a goddess known as Ganga. It is worshipped by Hindus who believe that bathing in the river causes the remission of sins and fac...
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Llyn
Llyn [ɬɨ̞n, ɬɪn] is the Welsh word for "lake" or, occasionally, "pond" or "pool". The word and its cognates in other Celtic languages (such as the Irish linn and the Breton lenn), as well their deriv...
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Latin names of rivers
Following is a list of rivers stating the Latin and equivalent English name.¹ - Latinized spelling of a Greek name.
Yavyavati
The Yavyavati is a river of ancient India, mentioned in the Rigveda (in RV 6.27.6) and in the Pancavimsa Brahmana (25.7.2). In the Pancavimsa Brahmana the river is associated with the Vibhinduka regio...
Jhelum River
Jehlam River or Jhelum River (/ˈdʒeɪləm/) is a river that flows in India and Pakistan. It is the largest and most western of the five rivers of Punjab, and passes through Jhelum District. It is a trib...
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Ghaggar-Hakra river
The Ghaggar-Hakra River (Devanagri: घग्गर हकरा, Gurmukhi: ਘੱਗਰ ਹਕਰਾ, Shahmukhi: گهگـر هکره) is an intermittent river in India and Pakistan that flows only during the monsoon season. The river is known...
Ghaggar-Hakra river - Wikipedia
Bhagirathi River
The Bhāgīrathī (Pron:/ˌbʌgɪˈɹɑːθɪ/) is a turbulent Himalayan river in the Indian states of West Bengal and Uttarakhand, and one of the two headstreams of the Ganges, the major river of Northern India...
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Haro River
Haro is the name of a river that flows through parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab its valley in Abbottabad District in the North West Frontier Province of northern Pakistan, identified with the R...
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List of river name etymologies
This page lists the various etymologies (origins) of the names of rivers around the world.
List of river name etymologies - Wikipedia
Woog
A woog (from wâc, a Middle High German hydronym) is the local name for a body of still water in parts of southwest Germany. A woog may be of natural origin or manmade.
The name is used for waterbo...
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Sarasvati River
The Sarasvati River (Sanskrit: सरस्वती नदी sárasvatī nadī) is one of the main Rigvedic rivers mentioned in the Rig Veda and later Vedic and post-Vedic texts. It plays an important role in Hinduism, si...
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Yamuna River
The Yamuna (Pron: jəmʊnaː) (Sanskrit and Hindi: यमुना), sometimes called Jamuna (Hindi: जमुना; Pron: d͡ʒəmʊna:), is the largest tributary river of the Ganges,(Ganga) in northern India. Originating fro...
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Rigvedic rivers
Rivers, such as the Sapta Sindhu ("seven rivers") Sanskrit: सप्त सिंधू , play a prominent part in the hymns of the Rigveda, and consequently in early Vedic religion. It may have been derived from ...
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