خواجه

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian خواجه(khâje).

Noun[edit]

خواجه (hoca)

  1. teacher
  2. professor
  3. master
  4. hodja

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Persian[edit]

Dari Persian خواجه
Iranian Persian
Tajik хоҷа (xoja)

Etymology[edit]

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خواجه (xâje) (plural خواجه‌ها(xâje-hâ) or خواجگان(xâjegân))

  1. lord, master, owner
  2. (archaic) dignitary, gentleman
  3. (archaic) wealthy man
  4. (archaic) a polite form of address of a man, mister
  5. Khwajah, vizier
  6. (colloquial, historical) eunuch

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