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Noun: Tajik  taa'jeek or tu'jeek
  1. An ethnic group (mostly Moslem) living in Tajikistan and neighbouring areas of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan and China
    - Tadzhik
     
  2. The Iranian language of the Tajik that is closely related to Farsi; spoken in Iran and Tajikistan
    - Tajiki, Tadzhik
     
  3. A landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia to the north of Afghanistan; formerly an Asian soviet
    - Tajikistan, Republic of Tajikistan, Tadzhikistan, Tadzhik, Tadjik
     
  4. A native or inhabitant of Tajikistan and neighbouring areas of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan and China
    - Tadzhik

Derived forms: Tajiks

Type of: Asian, Asian country, Asian nation, Asiatic, ethnic group, ethnos, Iranian, Iranian language

Part of: Asia, CIS, Commonwealth of Independent States

Encyclopedia: Tajik, Iran