Rivers, such as the Sapta Sindhu ("seven rivers"), play a prominent part in the hymns of the Rigveda, and consequently in early Vedic religion. It may have been derived from older Proto-Indo-Iranian or Proto-Indo-European hydronyms as cognate names exist in Avestan language and other Indo-European languages. Missing citation - cognate name in Avestan is "Hapta Hindu" but there are no cognate names in other indo-European languages for Vedas or Sapta Sindhu; if there are any, please name the language & its cognate name & its citation.
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