Question: What language do the Kurds speak?

Kurmanji is the language of the vast majority of Kurds in Turkey, Syria, Armenia, and Azerbaijan, and of a few in Iraq and Iran, with an estimated 15-17 million speakers in total. Sorani is the language of most Kurds in Iraq (4-6 million speakers) and Iran (5-6 million speakers).

Do the Kurds speak Arabic?

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region—The number of Iraqi Kurds who speak Arabic fluently has declined significantly since the 1990s, even though Arabic is the second official language in Kurdistan and the primary language of Iraq. The result is a generation where most people under the age of 35 cannot communicate in Arabic.

Is Kurdish the same as Farsi?

The two people also speak different languages. The Kurds speak in Kurdish while Persians speak Farsi, the dominant language in Iran. Both the Kurdish and Persian languages are part of the Iranian language, specifically the Western Iranian language. The Kurds are mostly nomads and without a permanent settlement.

What is the Kurdish language similar to?

The Kurdish language is a West Iranian language related to Persian and Pashto.

How do you speak Kurdish?

1:2814:39The Kurdish Language - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipThe most widely spoken is kurmanji with around 20 million native speakers it is the major dialectMoreThe most widely spoken is kurmanji with around 20 million native speakers it is the major dialect spoken in turkey as well as in syria. And some parts of iraq. And parts of iran.

How do you say hello in kurmanji?

A collection of useful phrases in Kurmanji Kurdish, which is spoken in Turkey, Syria, and northern parts of the Kurdish-speaking areas of Iraq and Iran .Useful Kurmanji Kurdish phrases.EnglishKurmancî (Kurmanji / Northern Kurdish)Hello (General greeting)Rojbash (frm) - Good day Ser chava ser sera (inf) Silav54 more rows

How do you say hi in Sorani?

Key to abbreviations: frm = formal, inf = informal, sg = singular (said to one person), pl = plural (said to more than one person) .Useful Sorani Kurdish phrases.EnglishSoranî (Sorani / Central Kurdish)Hello (General greeting)Sillaw Ew kata bash Em kata bash (Çonî?) چۆنیHello (on phone)Elu51 more rows

How do you say hello in Sorani?

Key to abbreviations: frm = formal, inf = informal, sg = singular (said to one person), pl = plural (said to more than one person) .Useful Sorani Kurdish phrases.EnglishSoranî (Sorani / Central Kurdish)WelcomeBi xêr bîHello (General greeting)Sillaw Ew kata bash Em kata bash (Çonî?) چۆنیHello (on phone)Elu50 more rows

How do you say hello in Kurdish Kurmanji?

A collection of useful phrases in Kurmanji Kurdish, which is spoken in Turkey, Syria, and northern parts of the Kurdish-speaking areas of Iraq and Iran .Useful Kurmanji Kurdish phrases.EnglishKurmancî (Kurmanji / Northern Kurdish)Hello (General greeting)Rojbash (frm) - Good day Ser chava ser sera (inf) Silav54 more rows

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