[kur-dish, koo r-]
  1. the language of the Kurds, an Iranian language.

Origin of Kurdish

First recorded in 1805–15; Kurd + -ish1
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  1. the language of the Kurds, belonging to the West Iranian branch of the Indo-European family
  1. of or relating to the Kurds or their language
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