Tajik Vocabulary

The Tajik vocabulary is the backbone for learning. Below we picked 70% of the most commonly used words. Therefore memorizing them will give you a 70% boost in the language. This is the smarter way of online learning. Learn only what you need. We start with commonly used numbers.

One: як  [jak] Audio Two: ду  [du] Audio
Three: се  [voś] Audio Four: чор  [čor] Audio
Five: панҷ  [panҷ] Audio Six: шаш  [šaš] Audio
Seven: ҳафт  [ҳaft] Audio Eight: ҳашт  [ҳašt] Audio
Nine: нўҳ  [nŭҳ] Audio Ten: даҳ  [daҳ] Audio
First: якум  [jakum] Audio Second: дуюм  [dujum] Audio

Days of the week and time expressions:

Monday: Душанбе  [Dušanbie] Audio Tuesday: Сешанбе  [Siešanbie] Audio
Wednesday: Чоршанбе  [Čoršanbie] Audio Thursday: Панҷшанбе  [Panҷšanbie] Audio
Friday: Ҷумъа  [Ҷumʺa] Audio Saturday: Шанбе  [Šanbie] Audio
Sunday: Якшанбе  [Jakšanbie] Audio Now: ҳозир  [ҳozir] Audio
Yesterday: дирўз  [dirŭz] Audio Today: имрўз  [imrŭz] Audio
Tonight: имшаб  [imšab] Audio Tomorrow: пагоҳ  [pahoҳ] Audio

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Most popular fruits and vegetables:

Fruits: меваҳо  [mievaҳo] Audio Apples: себҳо  [siebҳo] Audio
Bananas: бананҳо  [bananҳo] Audio Tomatoes: помидорҳо  [pomidorҳo] Audio
Potatoes: картошкаҳо  [kartoškaҳo] Audio Onions: пиёзҳо  [pijezҳo] Audio

Colors that we think are very important to remember:

Red: сурх   [surch] Audio Green: сабз  [sabz] Audio
Blue: кабуд   [kabud] Audio White: сафед   [safied] Audio
Black: сиёҳ  [sijeҳ] Audio Grey: хокистарранг   [chokistarranh] Audio

Some words related to food:

Breakfast: ноништа  [noništa] Audio Lunch: хӯроки пешин  [chūroki piešin] Audio
Dinner: хўроки шом  [chŭroki šom] Audio Milk: шир  [šyr] Audio
Coffee: қаҳва  [k'aҳva] Audio Bread: нон  [non] Audio

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Weather terms and sensations:

Sunny: гармӣ  [harmī] Audio Windy: шамол  [šamol] Audio
Rainy: борон меборад  [baron mieborad] Audio Snowy: барф меборад  [barf mieborad] Audio
Cold: хунук  [chunuk] Audio Hot: гарм  [Harmi] Audio

Words related to family and relatives:

Boy: писар  [pisar] Audio Girl: духтар  [duchtar] Audio
Son: писар  [pisar] Audio Daughter: духтар  [duchtar] Audio
Brother: бародар  [barodar] Audio Sister: хоҳар  [choҳar] Audio
Man: мард   [Mardzi] Audio Woman: зан  [zan] Audio
Father: падар  [padar] Audio Mother: модар  [modar] Audio
Grandfather: бобо  [bobo] Audio Grandmother: бибӣ  [bibī] Audio

Locations in the house which are talked about more during the day:

House: хона  [chona] Audio Toilet: ҳоҷатхона  [ҳoҷatchona] Audio
Room: ҳуҷра   [ҳuҷra] Audio Bedroom: хобгоҳ  [chobhoҳ] Audio
Kitchen: ошхона  [ošchona] Audio Table: миз  [miz] Audio

Animals and pets popular to everyone:

Cat: гурба  [hurba] Audio Dog: саг  [sah] Audio
Mouse: муш  [muš] Audio Bird: парранда  [parranda] Audio
Cow: гов  [hov] Audio Horse: асп  [ASD] Audio

The clothes most worn by most people:

Socks: ҷўроб  [ҷŭrob] Audio Shoes: пойафзол  [pojafzol] Audio
Trousers: шим  [šim] Audio Shirt: курта  [kurta] Audio
Sweater: ҷемпер  [ҷjempier] Audio Coat: плаш  [plaš] Audio

Most popular languages in the world:

English: англисӣ  [anhlisī] Audio French: фаронсавӣ  [faronsavī] Audio
German: олмонӣ  [olmonī] Audio Spanish: испанӣ  [ispanī] Audio
Italian: италиявӣ  [italijavī] Audio Portuguese: португалӣ  [portuhalī] Audio
Greek: юнонӣ  [junonī] Audio Russian: забони русӣ   [zaboni rusī] Audio
Arabic: арабӣ  [arabī] Audio Hindi: ҳинбӣ  [ҳinbī] Audio
Chinese: чинӣ  [činī] Audio Japanese: ҷопонӣ  [ҷoponī] Audio


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Most popular terms when traveling:

Taxi: такси  [taksi] Audio Bus: автобус  [aŭtobus] Audio
Hotel: меҳмонхона  [mieҳmonchona] Audio Reservation: захира  [Zachir] Audio
Airport: фурудгоҳ  [furudhoҳ] Audio Passport: шиноснома  [šinosnoma] Audio

Words you can use in class or talking about school:

Student: донишҷӯ  [donišҷū] Audio Teacher: омўзгор, муаллим  [omŭzhor, Mualiem] Audio
Pen: ручка  [ručka] Audio Books: китобхона  [kitobchona] Audio
Page: саҳифа  [saҳifa] Audio Dictionary: луғат  [luġat] Audio

Body parts which are talked about more often:

Hand: бозу  [bozu] Audio Feet: кафи пой  [kafi spiavaj] Audio
Hair: мўй  [mŭj] Audio Eye: чашм  [čašm] Audio
Mouth: даҳон  [daҳon] Audio Nose: бинӣ  [binī] Audio

Emergency vocabulary to ask for help or offer help when needed:

Ambulance: мошини ёрии таъҷилӣ  [mošini jerii taʺҷilī] Audio Doctor: духтур  [duchtur] Audio
Hospital: беморхона  [biemorchona] Audio Pharmacy: дорухона  [doruchona] Audio
Police: милитсия  [militsija] Audio Stomach Ache: шикамдард  [šikamdard] Audio

As you can see, this Tajik vocabulary is something you will need every day. You can use our Vocabulary Trainer to help you memorize these words.

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Did you know? People use only a small amount of their vocabulary on a daily basis. The rest of the words are either unused or not used often.