How Karshi got its name
They fought for three days and three nights, but still they could not subdue the castle. Then Ruzokovski announced. "This castle is against us. I will give it the name "Karshi", which in the Uzbek language means against.
Long ago Karshi had many names, for example Nasaf and Behbudiy. Some people say there were seven names. Karshi is in the desert, and many people said that Karshi is Chorsu, which means in Tajik "Four waters".