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Type Settlement
Scripts ꦗꦏꦂꦠ(Javanese) ᮏᮊᮁᮒ(Sundanese) جاكرتا(Malay Jawi)
Pronounced Pron. /d͡ʒa.ˈkar.ta/(Indonesian) /d͡ʒa.ˈkar.tə/(Malay) /d͡ʒa.ˈka.tə/(Malay) /d͡ʒə.ˈkɑːr.tə/(American English) /d͡ʒə.ˈkɑːɹ.tə/(British English) /d͡ʒə.ˈkɑː.tə/(British English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Sanskrit जयकर्त (jayakarta) meaning "that which causes victory", from जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest" and कृत (krta) meaning "done, made, accomplished". This is the name of the capital city of Indonesia.
Added 12/4/2015 by HL
Edited 11/4/2021 by Mike C and HL

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