from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of a people inhabiting Tajikistan and neighboring areas in Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, and China.
- n. The Iranian language of the Tajik people, closely related to Persian.
- adj. Of or relating to the Tajik people or their language or culture.
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- n. A person from Tajikistan or of Tajik descent.
- proper n. The Persian dialect spoken in Tajikistan.
- adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Tajikistan, the Tajik people (living in Tajikistan and Afghanistan) or the Tajiki dialect of Persian.
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- n. a native or inhabitant of 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. an ethnic group (mostly Moslem) living in Tajikistan and neighboring areas of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan and China
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One of the most horrifying videos to date, released online in 2007, showed neo-Nazis brutally executing two men identified as a Tajik and a Daghestani.
(Ta -) Yu-echi/Da-Xia/Da-Hia and Da-Shi ( '' Tajik '') were nomading in the pontic and central Asian´s stepes up to China and Mongolia.
(Aryans), Greecs ...) of Europe and Central Asia, called by Greecs as Tocharatoi, by Chinese and later Turko-Mongolian people as (Ta -) Yu-echi/Da-Xia/Da-Hia and Da-Shi ( '' Tajik '') were nomading in the pontic and central Asian´s stepes up to China and Mongolia.
Variations on the Russian were adopted in Uzbek and Tajik.
Living languages of the Iranian subbranch include Farsi, Tajik, and Dari all descended from Middle Persian, the language of such celebrated poets as Rumi and Hafez, as well as Kurdish, Baluchi, Pashto, and Ossetic.
In certain former Soviet republics where Tajik, also related to Persian, is spoken, the Cyrillic script has been used to write the language since the Soviet era.
Leading lawmakers met Friday with Mr. Karzai's two vice presidents, Mohammed Qassim Fahim, an ethnic Tajik, and Karim Khalili, an ethnic Hazara.
Kris Hudson/The Wall Street Journal Diners in Boulder's Dushanbe Teahouse can examine the restaurant's hand-carved and hand-painted ceiling, walls and columns while dining on traditional Tajik and Asian meals.
The governor of Balkh province, the Tajik former warlord Gen. Mohammed Atta Noor, runs at least two such militias, in districts close to Mazar-e-Sharif, the provincial capital and northern Afghanistan's largest city.
But the spread of mostly Tajik and Uzbek militias is aggravating tensions with local Pashtuns.