Usage Tajik, Armenian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, English, Georgian, Indian, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Russian, Filipino, Tagalog, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Scripts Душанбе(Tajik, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian Cyrillic, Russian, Ukrainian, Uzbek Cyrillic) Դուշանբե(Armenian) Душанбэ(Belarusian) დუშანბე(Georgian) दुशान्बे(Hindi) ドゥシャンベ(Japanese Katakana) دۋشانبە(Kazakh Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. doo-sham-BEH(Tajik Persian) doo-shan-BEH(Tajik Persian) doo-shahn-BEH(Armenian) doo-SHAN-bay(English) DOO-SHAHN-BEH(Georgian) DOO-SHAN-BEH(Japanese) duw-shun-BEH(Russian) [key·IPA]
Mean "Monday" in Tajik, so named for a popular market that used to be held in the area on Mondays. This is the name of the capital city of Tajikistan.