Kurdish


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Kurd·ish

 (kûr′dĭsh, ko͝or′-)
adj.
Of or relating to the Kurds or their language or culture.
n.
Any of a group of Iranian languages spoken by the Kurds.

Kurdish

(ˈkɜːdɪʃ)
n
(Languages) the language of the Kurds, belonging to the West Iranian branch of the Indo-European family
adj
1. (Peoples) of or relating to the Kurds or their language
2. (Languages) of or relating to the Kurds or their language

Kurd•ish

(ˈkɜr dɪʃ, ˈkʊər-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to Kurdistan, the Kurds, or their language.
n.
2. the Iranian language of the Kurds.
[1805–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Kurdish - an Iranian language spoken in Turkey and Iran and Iraq and Syria and RussiaKurdish - an Iranian language spoken in Turkey and Iran and Iraq and Syria and Russia
Iranian language, Iranian - the modern Persian language spoken in Iran
Adj.1.Kurdish - of or relating to Kurdistan or the Kurds or their language and culture; "Kurdish Moslems"
Translations
kurd
kurdu
kurdisk
kurdyjski
curdo
kurdčina
kurdiska

Kurdish

[ˈkɜːdɪʃ]
A. ADJkurdo
B. N (Ling) → kurdo m

Kurdish

[ˈkɜːrdɪʃ]
adjkurde
n (= language) → kurde m

Kurdish

adjkurdisch
nKurdisch nt

Kurdish

[ˈkɜːdɪʃ]
1. adjcurdo/a
2. n (language) → curdo
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