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EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from a Turkic language. From Old East Slavic хозя (xozja), Chuvash хуҫа (huśa). Cognates include Persian خواجه(xâje), Turkish hoca, Slavic: Ukrainian хазя́їн (xazjájin), Belarusian хадзя́ін (xadzjáin).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [xɐˈzʲaɪn]
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NounEdit

хозя́ин (xozjáinm anim (genitive хозя́ина, nominative plural хозя́ева, genitive plural хозя́ев, 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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DescendantsEdit

  • Kildin Sami: хозьенҍ (xozʹjenʹ)

See alsoEdit

  • ходжа́ (xodžá), a later borrowing from Turkic languages or Persian