Koordish

Koord´ish


n.1.See Kurdish.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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[?] The Koords of this principality are denominated Bidlisi." (Malte-Brun, 1822:108) Bell states that "the city of Betlis, the capital of this Koordish district, is situated in a charming valley covered with apple and pear-trees, in the very heart of the Hatarash mountains, and watered by the two streams whose confluence forms the Khaboor." (Bell, 1832:160) In derogatory tones Murray gives an account of Bedlis when he enters Kurdistan.
The confusion was increased by our being unable to speak to them, since not one amongst the number understood Persian or Turkish; and none of our own party knew the Koordish language.
The whole story of the rebellion is the romance-like three volume book "Koordish Chief, a Tale of Persia and Koordistan", written by the Briton Charles Stuart Savile in 1842.
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