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Tajik

noun Ta·jik \tä-ˈjik, tə-, -ˈjēk\

Definition of Tajik

  1. 1 :  a member of a Persian-speaking ethnic group living in Tajikistan, Afghanistan, and adjacent areas of central Asia

  2. 2 :  the form of Persian spoken by the Tajiks



1815

First Known Use of tajik

1815

Variants of tajik

or

Tadzhik

\tä-ˈjik, tə-, -ˈjēk\

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