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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
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]