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Tajik

or Tadjik, Tadzhik

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

/tɑːˈdʒɪkiː; -ˈdʒiː-/
noun
1.
the language of the Tajik, belonging to the West Iranian subbranch of the Indo-European family
adjective
2.
of or relating to the Tajik or their language

Tajik

/ˈtɑːdʒɪk; tɑːˈdʒiːk/
noun (pl) -jik
1.
a member of a Persian-speaking Muslim people inhabiting Tajikistan and parts of Sinkiang in W China
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