algojo

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese algoz, from Arabic الغُزّ(al-ḡuzz, kafir Turkic mercenary), from Turkish oğuz (tribal military division).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /alˈɡod͡ʒo/
  • Hyphenation: al‧go‧jo

Noun[edit]

algojo (first-person possessive algojoku, second-person possessive algojomu, third-person possessive algojonya)

  1. executioner, an official person who carries out the capital punishment of a criminal.

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