Definition of Vishnu in English:

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Vishnu

Pronunciation: /ˈviSHno͞o/
Hinduism
A god, originally a minor Vedic god, now regarded by his worshipers as the supreme deity and savior, by others as the preserver of the cosmos in a triad with Brahma and Shiva. Vishnu is considered by Hindus to have had nine earthly incarnations or avatars, including Rama, Krishna, and the historical Buddha; the tenth avatar will herald the end of the world.

Origin

From Sanskrit Viṣṇu.

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Syllabification: Vish·nu

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