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Tajik

or Ta·djik, Ta·dzhik

[tah-jik, -jeek; Russian tuh-jik]
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noun, plural Ta·jiks, (especially collectively) Ta·jik for 1.
  1. a member of a people living mainly in Tadzhikistan, as well as parts of Afghanistan and China.
  2. Also Ta·ji·ki [tah-ji-kee, tah-jee-] /ˈtɑ dʒɪ ki, tɑˈdʒi-/. the Iranian language spoken by the Tajiks, closely related to Persian but in Tadzhikistan written in the Cyrillic alphabet.
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British Dictionary definitions for tajiki

Tajiki

Tadzhiki Tajik or Tadzhik

noun
  1. the language of the Tajik, belonging to the West Iranian subbranch of the Indo-European family
adjective
  1. of or relating to the Tajik or their language

Tajik

noun plural -jik
  1. a member of a Persian-speaking Muslim people inhabiting Tajikistan and parts of Sinkiang in W China
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