Definition of Brahma in English:

Brahma

proper noun

  • 1The creator god in later Hinduism, who forms a triad with Vishnu the preserver and Shiva the destroyer.

  • 2

    another term for Brahman
    • ‘"It is not enough," concludes Schuon, "to know that Brahma is Reality, the world is appearance.’
    • ‘Though the Brahma and Shiva principles are still in existence, we will explore this in just a moment.’

Origin

From Sanskrit brahman.

Pronunciation:

Brahma

/ˈbrämə/

Definition of brahma in English:

brahma

noun

  • short for Brahmaputra
    • ‘The only Asiatic breed of significance today, the Brahma, which originated in India, has three varieties.’
    • ‘Brahmas are gentle giants with feathered legs and feet.’
    • ‘Brahmas arrived in the UK around 1840-1850.’

Pronunciation:

brahma

/ˈbrämə/