Definition of Kurdish in English:


Line breaks: Kurd|ish
Pronunciation: /ˈkəːdɪʃ


  • Relating to the Kurds or their language.
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    • There were no demands by the Kurdish parties or Sistani that he be captured immediately.
    • So far the Kurdish areas have been relatively quiet, with the exception of Kirkuk.
    • Has that been worked out, or is there still tension within the Kurdish community?


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  • The Iranian language of the Kurds.
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    • It remains a Kurdish stronghold with most people speaking Kurdish as their first language.
    • It will have two main languages, Arabic and Kurdish, and will be a federal state.
    • However, most Kurds raised in southeastern Turkey speak Kurdish as well as Turkish.

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