jauhar

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

jauhar (uncountable)

  1. (historical) The mass suicide of Rajput women in order to escape defilement by foreign conquerors.

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay jauhar, from Arabic جَوْهَر(jawhar), from Persian گوهر(gowhar).[1]

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Noun[edit]

jauhar (plural jauhar-jauhar, first-person possessive jauharku, second-person possessive jauharmu, third-person possessive jauharnya)

  1. diamond
  2. semen

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Mohammad Khosh Haikal Azad (2018), “Historical Cultural Linkages between Iran and Southeast Asia: Entered Persian Vocabularies in the Malay Language”, in Journal of Cultural Relation, page 117-144

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