Kurdistan

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From a regional language like Northern Kurdish Kurdistan or Persian کردستان(Kordestân), equivalent to Kurd +‎ -i- +‎ -stan.

Proper noun[edit]

Kurdistan

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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English Wikipedia has an article on:
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  1. A region in the Middle East inhabited mostly by the Kurds. It encompasses parts of Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Syria.
    1. An autonomous region of northern and northeastern Iraq lying within the aforementioned Kurdish-majority region.
    2. A province in northwestern Iran lying within the aforementioned Kurdish-majority region.

Usage notes[edit]

Although parts of northeastern Iran and central-western Turkey also have a majority-Kurdish population, these areas are generally not considered to be part of Kurdistan, the tem being reserved for the main contiguous Kurdish-majority area where Turkey, Iraq, Iran, and Syria meet.

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German[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Kur‧dis‧tan
  • Rhymes: -istan

Proper noun[edit]

Kurdistan n (genitive Kurdistans)

  1. Kurdistan (region in the Middle East encompassing most Kurdish speakers, in Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Syria)

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Northern Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Kurd +‎ i +‎ stan.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Kurdistan f

  1. Kurdistan

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Kurdistan

  1. Kurdistan

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Kurdistan

  1. Kurdistan

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kûrdistan/
  • Hyphenation: Kur‧di‧stan

Proper noun[edit]

Kȕrdistan m (Cyrillic spelling Ку̏рдистан)

  1. Kurdistan

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Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kurdistan n (genitive Kurdistans)

  1. Kurdistan