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Khawaja (Persian: خواجه) is an honorific title used across the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia and Central Asia, particularly towards Sufi teachers. The word comes from the Iranian word khwāja (New Persian: خواجه khāje; Dari khājah; Tajik khoja) and translates as "master", "lord" . The spellings hodja or hoca (Turkish), খাজা (Khaaja) (Bengali), hodža (Bosnian), hoxha (Albanian), хоџа (Serbian), χότζας (chótzas) (Greek), hogea (Romanian), koja (Javanese). The name is also used in Egypt and Sudan to indicate a person with a foreign nationality or foreign heritage.
Khawajas are the Pakhtun Afghan Tribes from GHAZBI. these tribes left Afghanistan with different conquerors towards subcontinent for JIHAD and Trade. Now a days these tribes are located in GHAZNI, Quetta, with the Bank of jehlum River, and in Balochistan at Kalat, Zhob Mastung and in KPK at DIKhan, SWAT etc.
- Khwaja Khizr Tomb at Sonipat
- Khwajagan, a network of Sufis in Central Asia from the 10th to the 16th century who are often incorporated into later Naqshbandi hierarchies.
- Khoja (Turkestan), a title of the descendants of the Central Asian Naqshbandi Sufi teacher, Ahmad Kasani
- Hoca, Turkish spelling of Khawaja
- Hoxha, Albanian surname
- Hodžić, Bosniak surname
- Koya, a medieval Indian administrative position
- S. Robson and S. Wibisono, 2002, Javanese English dictionary ISBN 0-7946-0000-X, sv koja
- Albaih, Khalid (2018-11-26). "Jamal Khashoggi's borrowed white privilege made his murder count | Khalid Albaih". the Guardian. Retrieved 2018-11-27.
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