n. title of respect for teacher or wise man.

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  • Khoja — The Khwajahs or officially Khojas (Urdu: خوجہ) are a (mostly Muslim) community that are mainly concentrated in South Asia, but due to migrations over the centuries have spread to many parts of the globe. The word Khoja is a phonetic corruption of …   Wikipedia

  • Khoja — Khojas Religion religions abrahamiques : judaïsme · christianisme · islam C …   Wikipédia en Français

  • khoja — /koh jeuh/, n. 1. a teacher in a Muslim school. 2. (cap.) a member of a subsect of the Muslims in India. [1615 25; < Pers khwaja] * * * ▪ Islam Persian  Khvājeh,         caste of Indian Muslims converted from Hinduism to Islām in the 14th century …   Universalium

  • Khoja (clan) — Khoja or Khwaja is a gotra (clan) of mostly Jats (less commonly Rajputs) found in Marwar, Ajmer Merwara and Jhunjhunwati areas of Rajasthan , Kutch/Gujarat and Punjab in India. They are also found in Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh. They are also… …   Wikipedia

  • Khoja (disambiguation) — Khoja may refer to:*The Khoja or Khwajahs, an ethnic group with a widespread diaspora. *Warpriest Kh oja, a fanatical and deceitful Skrull leader in Marvel Comics. *KHOJ *Khoja (Turkestan) *Khoja Afaq *Khoja SheikhThis list is incomplete. Please… …   Wikipedia

  • Khoja Ahmad Yasavi — o Ahmed Yesevi (1106, Sayrām 1166, Turkestan) fue un asceta sufista y poeta túrquico. Cuando era joven su familia se trasladó a Yasī, donde comenzó su enseñanza. Se le atribuye la autoría del Libro de la Sabiduría, una colección de poesía mística …   Wikipedia Español

  • Khoja (Turkestan) — Khwāja or Khoja, a Persian word literally meaning master , was used in Central Asia as a title of the descendants of the famous Central Asian Naqshbandi Sufi teacher, Ahmad Kasani (1461 1542). The khojas often played, or aspired to play, ruling… …   Wikipedia

  • Khoja Ahmed Yasawi — Mausoleum von Khoja Ahmed Yasawi Nahaufnahme des Mausoleum Khoja Ahmed Yasawi Das Mausoleum von Khoja Ahmed Yasawi wurde im Auftrag des …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Khoja — noun a member of Gujarati speaking Shiite sect that takes the Aga Khan as their religious head …   Wiktionary

  • Khoja — n. member of a Muslim subsect in India …   English contemporary dictionary

  • khoja — n. teacher in an Islamic school …   English contemporary dictionary

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