DATENAME (MONTH, GETADATE ()) returns the numeric value of the month under '09'

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When I run the following query [SELECT DATENAME(MONTH,GETDATE())], ideally speaking it should return value as 'September' but its returning value as '09'. I am running this query on MS SQL Server 2005. Is there anything I need to configure with MS SQL Server 2005?

Please find the details of the SQL Server 2005

Component Name                                Version
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Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio        9.00.1399.00
Microsoft Analysis Services Client Tools      2005.090.1399.00
Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC)       2000.086.3959.00 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710)
Microsoft MSXML                               2.6 3.0 4.0 5.0 6.0
Microsoft Internet Explorer                   6.0.3790.3959
Microsoft .NET Framework                      2.0.50727.42
Operating System                              5.2.3790

SELECT @@LANGUAGE -> gives an Asian one?

SET LANGUAGE Japanese
SELECT DATENAME (month, GETDATE())

SET LANGUAGE us_english
SELECT DATENAME (month, GETDATE())

DATENAME depends on language, so need to change server default or your login default language...

Thank you and sayonara...