تازیک

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Persian[edit]

Dari تازیک
Iranian Persian تازیک
Tajik тозик (tozik)

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t̪ʰɒːˈziːkʲ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭲𐭠𐭰𐭩𐭪 (Tāčīk, Tāzīg, non-Persian; Arab), from Arabic طيء (Ṭayyiʾ, name of an Arab clan). Compare Classical Syriac ܛܝܝܐ (Ṭayyāyāʾ, Arab).

Noun[edit]

تازیک (Tâzik) (plural تازیکان (Tâzikân))

  1. (obsolete) Arab; Arabic

Etymology 2[edit]

Possibly reborrowed from Old Turkic Täzik (non-Turk, Persian), from Middle Persian 𐭲𐭠𐭰𐭩𐭪 (Tāčīk, Tāzīg, non-Persian; Arab).

Noun[edit]

تازیک (Tâzik) (plural تازیکان (Tâzikân))

  1. (archaic) Persian (as opposed to Turk)
    • Abolfazl Beyhaqi, Târix-e Beyhaqi, ed. Ali-Akbar Fayyâz, p. 47
      و حاجب بزرگ علی بازگشت و همه بزرگان سپاه را از تازیک و ترک با خویشتن برد ...
      va Hâjeb-e Bozorg-e Ali bâzgašt o hame-ye bozorgân-e sepâh râ az Tâzik o Tork bâ xištan bord ...
      and Hâjeb Bozorg Ali returned and brought all commanders of the army, both Persians and Turks, with himself ...

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