This bears the date of 462 Heg., and we find there the word Tadjik often quoted in opposition to Turk.
It is remarkable that the word Tadjik is even found in Western Asia.
Tadjik and Sart; each of which counts many subdivisions or degrees.
The latter, he always calls the Sart tili (Sart language), and not the Tadjik tili.
Sart is hence legally used for the Turkish appellation of Tadjik.
The Sart is distinguishable, not less than the Tadjik, by his crafty, subtle manners.
Its founder, a Tadjik from Belkh, was desirous of opposing the ever-increasing influence of the Nakishbendi.