хозяин

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Turkic languages. From Old East Slavic хозя (xozja), Chuvash хуçа (huça), cognates include Persian خواجه (xâje), Turkish hoca, Slavic: Ukrainian хазя́їн (xazjájin), Belarusian хадзя́iн (xadzjáin).

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Noun[edit]

хозя́ин (xozjáinm anim (genitive хозя́ина, nominative plural хозя́ева, feminine хозя́йка)

  1. owner, proprietor
  2. landlord, housekeeper
  3. boss, master, chief, principal, manager, employer, hirer
  4. man, husband
  5. (computing) host, master
  6. (biology) host

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See also[edit]

  • ходжа (a later borrowing from Turkic languages or Persian)