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hodja

(ˈhəʊjə)
n
a variant form of khoja
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Hodja Nasreddin, as it was called, opened its doors in Stoke Newington, under its proprietor Cetin Bukey.
Like all famous characters from that period and in that area of the Near East, Middle East and Central Asia, Nasrudin went by other names: Nasrudin Hodja and Mulla Nasrudin Hodja, to name just two.
The regular meeting of intergovernmental commission on border demarcation will consider the issues related to disputed areas between Ak-Sai village in Batken region and Hodja village in Isfara town.
tr., Les plaisanteries de Nasr Eddin Hodja traduites du turc (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1876); F.
(45.) "The Hodja of Sirtnitsa--the Leader of Al-Wakf Al-Islami in Bulgaria [phrase omitted]," Legal World, (October 7, 2010), retrieved May 2, 2018, from http://legalworld.bg/21381.hodjata-na-syrnica-%E2%80%93-rykovoditel-na-al-uakf-al-isliami-u-nas.html&orderby=1.
"We have done so many times - the bishop on one side, the Hodja on the other, each to read what they think and together to work for the unity of the state," Prime Minister Borisov also said.
With QPO's music setting the mood, the actors entertained the young audience with their funny narration of the stories about wise fools from old times Djuha, Till Eulenspiegel and Nasreddin Hodja. The girls made use of the toys, clothes and old stuff in the attic of Anna's house to act out the stories of the wise fools.
The books tell stories about wise fools from old times, including Djuha, Till Eulenspiegel and Nasreddin Hodja. One lives in the west and the other two in the east, yet Nour and Anna in the story discovers that all three have lots of things in common, including being wise, funny and their silly stories.
"The values of Diko are like the oven of Nazredin Hodja that they sometimes turn left, sometimes right, sometimes..." she said and accused the party leadership of "leading Diko to moral suicide." She also said its "political back-tracking destroys the dignity of the citizen."
The joy and beauty of stories of Nasruddin aka the Hodja, is that they are short, sweet and direct to the point.
These were followed by obtaining an amulet from a hodja and blessings (34.1% each), sitting over water/vapour of parsley (30.67%) and going to a hot spring or Turkish bath (30.3%).