[ tah-jik, -jeek; Russian tuh-jik ]
/ tɑˈdʒɪk, -ˈdʒik; Russian tʌˈdʒɪk /


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or Ta·djik, Ta·dzhik

[ tah-jik, -jeek; Russian tuh-jik ]
/ tɑˈdʒɪk, -ˈdʒik; Russian tʌˈdʒɪk /

noun, plural Ta·jiks, (especially collectively) Ta·jik for 1.

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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/ (ˈtɑːdʒɪk, tɑːˈdʒiːk) /

noun plural -jik

a member of a Persian-speaking Muslim people inhabiting Tajikistan and parts of Sinkiang in W China
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