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Type Political Subdivision
Usage Malay, English
Scripts جوهر(Malay Jawi)
Pronounced Pron. JO-hor(Malay) JO-ho(Malay) jə-HAWR(English)  [key·IPA]
Other Forms FormsJohore

Meaning & History

Derived from Arabic جوهر (jawhar) meaning "jewel, precious stone", ultimately of Persian origin. This is the name of a state in southern Malaysia.
Added 3/23/2020 by HL
Edited 9/9/2021 by HL