Tajik

noun
Ta·​jik | \ tä-ˈjik How to pronounce Tajik (audio) , tə-, -ˈjēk How to pronounce Tajik (audio) \
variants: or

Definition of Tajik

1 : a member of a Persian-speaking ethnic group living in Tajikistan, Afghanistan, and adjacent areas of central Asia
2 : the form of Persian spoken by the Tajiks

First Known Use of Tajik

1815, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Tajik.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tajik. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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