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Gender Masculine
Scripts राम(Sanskrit) రామ(Telugu) ராம(Tamil) ರಾಮ(Kannada) രാമ(Malayalam)
Pronounced Pron. RAH-mə(English)
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Meaning & History

Means "pleasing, beautiful" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of an incarnation of the god Vishnu. He is the hero of the 'Ramayana', a Hindu epic, which tells of the abduction of his wife Sita by the demon king Ravana, and his efforts to recapture her.
VariantsRam(Telugu) Ram(Tamil) Ram(Kannada) Ram(Malayalam)
Other Languages & CulturesRam(Bengali) Ram(Hindi) Ram(Marathi) Ram(Nepali)
Same SpellingRama (2)
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Painting of Rama (c. 1820)Painting of Rama (c. 1820)


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