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.


  1. the language of the Tajik, belonging to the West Iranian subbranch of the Indo-European family


  1. of or relating to the Tajik or their language

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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