Tajik language
Tajik, Tajik Persian, or Tajiki, (sometimes written Tadjik or Tadzhik; тоҷикӣ, تاجیکی‎, toçikī [tɔːdʒɪˈkiː]) a South-West Iranian language that is genetically closely related to such major langu...
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Music of Tajikistan
Tajik music is closely related to other Central Asian forms of music. The classical music is shashmaqam, which Uzbeks also developed classical music of Tajiks and made their distinctive own. Souther...
Tajik cuisine
Tajik cuisine is a traditional cuisine of Tajikistan, and has much in common with Russian, Iranian, Afghan, and Uzbek cuisines. Plov (pilaf) (Tajik: палав, palav, Uzbek: palov), also called osh (T...
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Mirsaid Mirshakar
Mirsiad Mirshakar' or Mirsaid Mirshakarov (born 6 May 1912 - died 1993) was a Soviet administrator, author, playwright and poet.
Mirsaid Mirshakar was the son of a farmer, born in the village of S...
Youssof Kohzad
Youssof Kohzad (Persian: يوسف كهزاد) (also spelled as Youssef Kohzad) (born 1935) is an ethnic Tajik writer, painter, playwright, artist, poet, actor, and art consultant from Afghanistan. He has now ...
Temur Zulfiqorov
Temur Zulfiqorov (Russian/Tajik:Тимур Зульфикаров/Темур Зулфиқоров) (born 17 August 1936) is a Russian / Tajik poet, playwright, and novelist. He was born in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
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Dastarkhān
A dastarkhan (Persian: دسترخوان‎) dastarkhawan, Urdu: دسترخوان‎,Pashto: دسترخوان‎, Tajik: дасторхон, dastarkhān, Azerbaijani: dəstərxan, Kazakh: дастарқан [dɑstɑr...
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Osh (food)
Osh (Tajik: ош, also called palav, палав) is a popular Tajik dish consisting of rice cooked with meat and oil, similar to pilaf or biryani dishes found throughout Western and Central Asia.Osh is a...
Chiburekki
Chiburekki (Crimean Tatar: çiberek, Turkish: çiğ börek, Tajik: chiburekki, Romanian: șuberec, Russian: чебурек, cheburek, Azerbaijani: ət qutabı, also known as çır-çır) is a d...
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Manti (dumpling)
Manti or Mantu (Turkish: mantı; Kazakh: мәнті; Uzbek: manti; Kyrgyz: мантуу; Pashto, Persian, Arabic: منتو‎; Armenian: մանթի) are dumplings popular in most Turkic cuisines, a...
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Latif Nazemi
Latif Nazemi (born 1947) is a Persian poet and literary critic from Afghanistan. He currently lives in Frankfurt and works for Radio Deutsche Welle in Germany.Nazemi was born in Herat, Afghanistan an...
Chorba
Chorba (Turkish: çorba, pronounced [tʃoɾˈba]), also called shorba (Persian: شوربا‎), (Amharic: ሾርባ), shorwa (Pashto: شوروا‎), ciorbă (Romanian: ciorbă), shurpa (Russian...
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Sanai
Hakim Abul-Majd Majdūd ibn Ādam Sanā'ī Ghaznavi (Persian: حکیم ابوالمجد مجدود ‌بن آدم سنایی غزنوی‎) was a Persian poet who lived in Ghazni between the 11th century and the 12th century in what i...
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Tajik grammar
This article describes the grammar of the standard Tajik language as spoken and written in Tajikistan. In general, the grammar of the Tajik language fits the analytical type. Little remains of the cas...
Çäkçäk
Çäkçäk (pronounced [ɕækˈɕæk], Janalif: Cəkcək, Tatar Cyrillic: Чәкчәк or чәк-чәк, çäk-çäk; Tajik: чақчақ, chaqchaq; Russian: чак-чак, chak-chak; Bashkir: сәк-сәк, säk-säk, Kazakh "шек-шек"...
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Tandoor
The term tandoor (Arabic: تنور‎, Armenian: Թոնիր, Persian: تنور‎, Turkish: tandır, Urdu: تندور‎, Azerbaijani: təndir, Hindi: तन्दूर, Bengali: তন্দূর, Geor...
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Abdul Latif Pedram
Abdul Latīf Pedrām (Persian: عبداللطيف پدرام‎; born in 1963), Ph.D., is a politician and a Member of Parliament in Afghanistan. He emerged as a controversial figure in the press and political ci...
Piti (food)
Piti is a soup in cuisines of Caucasus and Central Asia prepared in the oven in individual crocks with a glazed interior (called piti in Turkic languages). It is made with mutton and vegetables (tomat...
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Loiq Sher-Ali
Loiq Sher-Ali (born 1941 in Tajiki/Persian: Лоиқ Шералӣ/لائق شیرعلی) was a Tajik poet, Iranologist and one of the most celebrated Persian literary figures of Tajikistan and central Asia.Loiq Sher-Ali ...
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Samanu
Samanu (Persian: سمنو‎), Samanak (Persian: سمنک‎), Sumalak/Sumalyak (Tajik: сумалак; Uzbek: sumalak [sʉmælǽk]) or Sümölök (Kyrgyz: сүмөлөк [symœlœ́k]) is a sweet paste made entirel...
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Farzona
Inoyat Hojieva (Tajik: Иноят Ҳоҷиева/Persian: عنایت حاجی‌یوا‎), mostly known as Farzona (Tajik: Фарзона/Persian: فرزانه‎) is a Tajik poet and writer.Farzona was born on November 3,...
Nemat Mokhtarzada
Nemat Mokhtarzada (Dari: نعمت الله مختارزاده) is a well-known modern Tajik poet from Afghanistan. He writes regularly for many Afghan magazines and newspapers in Germany and the United States. He app...
Tajik alphabet
The Tajik language has been written in three alphabets over the course of its history: an adaptation of the Perso-Arabic script (specifically the Persian alphabet), an adaptation of the Latin script, ...
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Kadu bouranee
Kadu bouranee is an Afghan pumpkin dish made by frying pumpkin with different spices. It is topped with chaka/sour cream and dried mint. Kadu bouranee is eaten with bread or rice.
Kashk
Kashk (Persian: کشک‎, Kurdish: keşk, Turkish: keş peyniri), kishk (Arabic: كِشْك‎), qurt (Kazakh: құрт, Turkmen: gurt, Uzbek: qurt), qurut (Azerbaijani: qurut, Bas...
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Khalilullah Khalili
Khalilullah Khalili (1907 – 1987; Persian: خلیل‌الله خلیلی‎ - Ḫalīlallāḥ Ḫalīlī; alternative spellings: Khalilollah, Khalil Ullah) was Afghanistan's foremost 20th century poet as well as a noted...