Tadzhik


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Ta·dzhik

 (tä-jĭk′, tə-)
n. & adj.
Variant of Tajik.

Tadzhik

(ˈtɑːdʒɪk; tɑːˈdʒiːk) or

Tadjik

n, pl -dzhik or -djik
(Peoples) variant spellings of Tajik

Ta•jik

or Ta•dzhik

(tɑˈdʒɪk, -ˈdʒik)

n., pl. -jiks or -dzhiks, (esp. collectively) -jik or -dzhik.
1. a member of a people of Central Asia, living mainly in Tadzhikistan, Uzbekistan, and N Afghanistan.
2. the form of Persian spoken by the Tajiks.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tadzhik - a native or inhabitant of Tajikistan and neighboring areas of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan and ChinaTadzhik - a native or inhabitant of Tajikistan and neighboring areas of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan and China
Republic of Tajikistan, Tadjik, Tadzhikistan, Tajikistan, Tajik, Tadzhik - a landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia to the north of Afghanistan; formerly an Asian soviet
Asian, Asiatic - a native or inhabitant of Asia
2.Tadzhik - a landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia to the north of AfghanistanTadzhik - a landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia to the north of Afghanistan; formerly an Asian soviet
CIS, Commonwealth of Independent States - an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
capital of Tajikistan, Dusanbe, Dushanbe, Dyushambe, Stalinabad - the capital of Tajikistan; formerly Stalinabad 1926-1991
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
Communism Peak, Mount Communism, Mount Garmo, Stalin Peak - the highest mountain peak in the Pamir Mountains; near the Chinese border in northeastern Tajikistan (24,590 feet high)
Pamir Mountains, the Pamirs - a mountain range in central Asia that is centered in Tajikistan but extends into Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and western China
Tadzhik, Tajik - a native or inhabitant of Tajikistan and neighboring areas of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan and China
3.Tadzhik - an ethnic group (mostly Moslem) living in Tajikistan and neighboring areas of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan and China
ethnic group, ethnos - people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctive culture
4.Tadzhik - the Iranian language of the Tajik that is closely related to Farsi; spoken in Iran and Tajikistan
Iranian language, Iranian - the modern Persian language spoken in Iran
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Isolation of Tahyna virus (California antigenic group, family Bunyaviridae) from the blood of febrile patients in the Tadzhik SSR [in Russian].
The Immigration Bureau, in interviews with the ethnically Haraza Afghan asylum seekers, allegedly employed Pashtun and Tadzhik interpreters.
Kazakh, Uzbek, Tadzhik, and Turkmen ethnic areas" where Islamic populations, which potentially could develop sympathy with the Islamic fundamentalists in Afghanistan, reside (Collins, 1986b, p.