Dushanbe meaning

do͝o-shămbə, -shäm-, -shän-
The capital of Tajikistan, in the western part of the country south of Tashkent, Uzbekistan. It is a major industrial and commercial center in a rich agricultural area.
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(place) Capital of Tajikistan, in the W part.
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The capital of Tajikistan.
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Origin of dushanbe

  • From Tajik душанбе (dušanbe, “Monday”). Cognate with Persian دوشنبه (došanbe), from دو (do) + شنبه (šanbe), meaning the second day after Saturday.

    From Wiktionary