Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of Tajik.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Alternative spelling of Tajik.
  • n. Alternative spelling of Tajik. (language)
  • n. Alternative spelling of Tajik. (someone from Tadzhikistan)

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an ethnic group (mostly Moslem) living in Tajikistan and neighboring areas of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan and China
  • n. the Iranian language of the Tajik that is closely related to Farsi; spoken in Iran and Tajikistan
  • n. a landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia to the north of Afghanistan; formerly an Asian soviet
  • n. a native or inhabitant of Tajikistan and neighboring areas of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan and China

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Five Red Army officers in shiny boots and enormous greatcoats, one of them a general with his jowls overflowing his collar; three Tadzhik women in traditional costume; another man with a musical instrument and now a plump woman smiling over her bouquet of faded carnations while the man explained to her that they were all he could find.

    The Sinkiang Executive

  • Television broadcast stations: 4 (plus two repeater stations that relay Russian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, and Tadzhik programs) (1997)

    The 2000 CIA World Factbook

  • Turkmen, Kirgiz, and Tadzhik republics (these republics have broken from the Soviet Union following the 1991 collapse of the government).

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • A month ago in my relatively sleepy bedroom community, a young Tadzhik citizen was stabbed thirty-six times.

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  • Stalinabad, the capital of Tadzhik Republic, did regain its original Tadzhik name of Dushanbe, but here the change was back to the old name of a caravan stop and had nothing to do with tsarist Russia.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIX No 3

  • Well no, the peak's next appellation will probably be a Tadzhik name since the mountain is in Tadzhikistan.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIX No 3

  • 14 February: On Ulitsa Pokrovka in Moscow's Center, five teenagers attacked two Tadzhik natives, killing one.

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  • 19 February: A 27-year-old Tadzhik citizen was found murdered with multiple stab wounds in Moscow's South.

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  • 15 February: A group of drunk teenagers set upon a 22-year-old Tadzhik citizen in Moscow's Southwest, beating him and stabbing him more than ten times.

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  • 19 February: In Severnoe Izmailovo, a Tadzhik citizen was stabbed multiple times but survived.

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