хужа

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Bashkir[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian خواجه (xâje, dignitary, vizir).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [χuˈʐɑ]
  • Hyphenation: ху‧жа

Noun[edit]

хужа (xuža)

  1. head of household; owner, master
    Үҙ йортоңдоң хужаһы булыу отошлораҡ.
    Üð yortoñdoñ xužahï bulïw otošloraq.
    It's more advantageous to be an owner of your own house.
  2. host
    Һалып бирелгән ризыҡты ҡалдырырға ярамай, яҙыҡ була, хужаны ихтирам итмәү һанала.
    Halïp birelgän rizïqtï qaldïrïrğa yaramay, yaðïq bula, xužanï ixtiram itmäw hanala.
    One should not leave (any of the) served food - (this is) a sin, is considered disrespect for the host.

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