Meaning of Tajik

Ta•jik

Pronunciation: (tä-jik', -jēk' Russ. tu-jik'), [key]
— pl. -jiks, -jik
  1. a member of a people living mainly in Tadzhikistan, as well as parts of Afghanistan and China.
  2. the Iranian language spoken by the Tajiks, closely related to Persian but in Tadzhikistan written in the Cyrillic alphabet.
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