Javanese Submitted Place Names

Javanese names are used on the island of Java, a part of Indonesia. See also about Indonesian names.
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JAKARTA (Settlement) Indonesian, English, Acehnese, Balinese, Javanese, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Malay, Romanian, Swedish
From Sanskrit जयकर्त (jayakarta) meaning "that which causes victory", from जय (jayá) "victory, triumph" and कृत (kṛtá) "done, made, accomplished". This is the name of the capital city of Indonesia.
JEPANG (Country) Indonesian, Balinese, Javanese, Sundanese
Indonesian form of JAPAN also used in various regional languages.
MALADÉWA (Country) Balinese, Javanese, Sundanese
Balinese, Javanese, and Sundanese form of Maldives.
SUMATRA (Island) Indonesian, English, Javanese, Sundanese, Acehnese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Croatian, Dutch, Russian, Serbian, Bulgarian
Derived from Sanskrit समुद्र (samudrá) meaning "sea, ocean". This has been one of the names for the largest island of western INDONESIA since the 14th century.
SURABAYA (Settlement) Javanese, Indonesian, Acehnese, Balinese, Minangkabau, Sundanese, English, Danish, French, German, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
From Javanese ꦯꦸꦫꦧꦪ (shurabaya), derived from ꦯꦸꦫ (shura) meaning "white shark" and ꦧꦪ (baya) meaning "crocodile". The name comes from 12th-century Javanese monarch Jayabaya, who foresaw a fight between a white shark and crocodile (which might have been referring to a Mongol invasion of Java in the late 13th-century)... [more]
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