Definition of Ganesh in English:

Ganesh

Syllabification: Ga·nesh
Pronunciation: /gəˈnāSH
 
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(also Ganesha /-ˈnāSHə/)
Hinduism
An elephant-headed deity, son of Shiva and Parvati. Worshiped as the remover of obstacles and patron of learning, he is usually depicted colored red, with a potbelly and one broken tusk, riding a rat. Also called Ganapati.

Origin

from Sanskrit Gaṇeśa 'lord of the ganas' (Shiva's attendants).

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