See also: gojō and ĝojo

EsperantoEdit

NounEdit

gojo (accusative singular gojon, plural gojoj, accusative plural gojojn)

  1. (rare) goy
    • 1997 November 22, Bernhard Eichkorn, “Filtrado (Estis: Denuncado)”, in soc.culture.esperanto, Usenet:
      La judoj certe sciis, ke multaj gojoj pli bone skribis ol la plimulto de la Judoj.
      The Jews certainly knew that many goyim wrote better than most Jews.
    • 2013, Trevor Steele, “Beletra Almanako”, in (Please provide the book title or journal name), number 18:
      Do li devis varbi inter la gojoj.
      So he had to recruit from among the goyim.
    • 2014 March 26, LeviPetro, “Vandalismo en Vikipedio”, in soc.culture.esperanto, Usenet:
      Elhana bizare ne donas alian fonton pri la falsa informo (kiun li nomas fakto), ke Zamenhof kreis Esperanton por uzi ĝin kiel instrumenton de juda komploto celanta sencerbigi, regi kaj sklavigi la gojojn.
      Elhana bizarrely doesn't give another source for the false information (which he calls a fact) that Zamenhof created Esperanto in order to use it as an instrument of a Jewish conspiracy aiming to excerebrate, rule and enslave the goyim.
    Synonym: nejudo

Usage notesEdit

Though gojo is not offensive, it is rare and unofficial, meaning nejudo, composed of common roots, is far more likely to be understood.