Tajik

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Tajik may refer to:

  • Tajik people, an ethnic group in Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Russia and China
  • Tajik language, the official language of Tajikistan
  • Tajik (surname)
  • Tajik, Iran, a village in North Khorasan Province, Iran
  • The Sarikoli language, spoken by Tajiks in China and officially referred to as the Tajik language in China
  • The Arabic-schooled, ethnically Persian administrative officials of the Turco-Persian society


note: To distinguish between the nationality and the ethnicity, some sources (such as CIA factbook) use the adjective Tajikistani for the citizens of Tajikistan.

Tajik is occasionally written as Tadzhik or Tadjik, a transcription of the Russian spelling.