nökhör

In Mongolia during the time of Genghis Khan (с 1160–1227), one who forswore loyalty to family and clan to devote himself to following a leader to whom he attached himself.

Many of Genghis Khan's best generals were nökhör. In modern times the word is used more loosely.

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