Kurd


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Kurd

 (kûrd, ko͝ord)
n.
A member of a group of peoples speaking western Iranian languages and inhabiting the transnational region of Kurdistan in southwest Asia.

Kurd

(kɜːd)
n
(Peoples) a member of a nomadic people living chiefly in E Turkey, N Iraq, and W Iran

Kurd

(kɜrd, kʊərd)

n.
a member of a people of SW Asia, the principal inhabitants of Kurdistan.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Kurd - a member of a largely pastoral Islamic people who live in KurdistanKurd - a member of a largely pastoral Islamic people who live in Kurdistan; the largest ethnic group without their own state
ethnic group, ethnos - people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctive culture
Kurdistan - an extensive geographical region in the Middle East to the south of the Caucasus
Asian, Asiatic - a native or inhabitant of Asia
peshmerga - a member of a Kurdish guerilla organization that fights for a free Kurdish state
Translations

Kurd

[kɜːd] Nkurdo/a m/f

Kurd

[ˈkɜːrd] nKurde mf

Kurd

nKurde m, → Kurdin f

Kurd

[kɜːd] ncurdo/a
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SAMAWA: Iraq must never forget Saddam Hussein's crimes or allow his party to return, President Barham Salih said on Sunday after attending the unearthing of a mass grave of Kurds killed by the former leader's forces three decades ago.The grave, found in the desert about 170 km (106 miles) west of the city of Samawa, contained the remains of dozens of Kurds made to "disappear" by Saddam's forces, Salih's office said.
Speaking at a joint news conference on Wednesday evening, senior lawyers Kamran Murtaza, Ali Ahmed Kurd, Hadi Shakeel, Balochistan High Court Bar Association president Shah Mohammad Jatoi, Attaullah Langove, Najam Mengal and other lawyers announced fielding Ali Ahmed Kurd as their candidate for the SCBA elections.
Many would argue that through this story, the Kurds have developed their attitude toward love and relationships.
Two decades ago, most US officials would have been hard-pressed to place Kurdistan on a map, let alone consider Kurds as allies.
De Mistura told the Swiss paper Le Temps: "The Syrian Kurds are an important component of the country, so we need to find a formula in which they are able to express an opinion on the constitution and the governance of the country".
In my opinion, "What do the Kurds want from us?" is symbolic of an inability to understand Kurds and this is done by so many people.
HUDDERSFIELD Anarchist League supporters met local Kurds to discuss the escalating crisis in Iraq and Syria.
Ussama, known as "Sammy The Kurd" by London mobsters, started the Kensington Money Exchange in upmarket Notting Hill, London, in 2006 - and it did not take long for underworld elite to notice his ability to "clean" the dirtiest cash.
Kurds arrived in Syria between 1516 and 1922 during the Ottoman period, when the Kurmanji-speaking Kurdish tribe was deported to areas of northern Syria from Anatolia.
From Syrian Kurds' point of view, Damascus this week rendered talks between the two sides as meaningless.
"If there are no foreign troops on the ground of Syria's Northeastern part, I think that the best solution would be to start up a dialog between the Kurds and Damascus," Vershinin said, adding, "We support this dialog between Damascus and the Kurds", Middle East News reported.
Two years after the collapse of Turkey's peace talks with Kurds, instead of "meetings," what we have is a sprawling Turkish-Kurdish war across Turkey, Syria and Iraq, pitting a Nato ally against Washington's main partners in the fight against Daesh [the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant].