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Type Settlement
Scripts ꦗꦏꦂꦠ(Javanese) ᮏᮊᮁᮒ(Sundanese) جاكرتا(Malay Jawi)
Pronounced Pron. ja-KAR-ta(Indonesian) ja-KAR-tə(Malay) ja-KA-tə(Malay) jə-KAHR-tə(American English, British English) jə-KAH-tə(British English)  [key·IPA]

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