Jaungoikoa

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Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

It is unclear whether jainko (god) is derived from Jaungoikoa ("The Lord of above", for Christian God) or the other way round. It has been suggested that Christian missionaries created Jaungoikoa as a folk etymology for jainko.

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Jaungoikoa

  1. "The Lord of above"; meaning the Christian God.

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