[kur-dish, koo r-]
- of or relating to the Kurds or their language.
- of or relating to Kurdistan, its people, or their language.
- the language of the Kurds, an Iranian language.
Origin of Kurdish
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Examples from the Web for kurdish
While Kurdish forces have advanced on some fronts in Iraq, the fight here in Syria seems far from over yet.
During the intense firefight that followed, four Kurdish fighters died, including three of Ahmed's cousins.
Kurdish forces declared victory and freed Yazidi holdouts, with help from U.S. air power.
As Kurdish leaders acknowledge, liberating Mosul is beyond the capability of the peshmerga and government forces will be needed.
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The Daily Beast
December 20, 2014
It is needless to say that this house, like all other Kurdish houses, was a dirty, filthy place.Modern Persia
Mooshie G. Daniel
The title is also given occasionally to some of the local Kurdish chiefs.The Cradle of Mankind
Do you know the story of the Kurdish fox and the Persian fox?Our Little Persian Cousin
E. Cutler Shedd
The haunts of the last of the Kurdish rebels were on the shores of this lake.
We encamped for the night at the Kurdish village of Perauniss.
- the language of the Kurds, belonging to the West Iranian branch of the Indo-European family
- of or relating to the Kurds or their language
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