or Ta·djik, Ta·dzhik
- a member of a people living mainly in Tadzhikistan, as well as parts of Afghanistan and China.
- 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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Historical Examples of tadjik
Sart is hence legally used for the Turkish appellation of Tadjik.
The latter, he always calls the Sart tili (Sart language), and not the Tadjik tili.
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 Sart is distinguishable, not less than the Tadjik, by his crafty, subtle manners.Travels in Central Asia
- a member of a Persian-speaking Muslim people inhabiting Tajikistan and parts of Sinkiang in W China