rojhilat

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Northern Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From roj (sun) +‎ hilhatin (to rise, ascend). For the sense development compare Persian خُراسان(xorâsân).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rojhilat f

  1. east
    Roj ji rojhilatê hiltê û li rojavayê ava dibe.
    The sun rises in the east and sets in the west
  2. Iranian Kurdistan (ie.: East Kurdistan)
    Synonym: Rojhilata Kurdistanê

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