Kurdish (Sorani)-English/English-Kurdish (Sorani) Dictionary & Phrasebook (Paperback)

Kurdish (Sorani)-English/English-Kurdish (Sorani) Dictionary & Phrasebook By Nicholas Awde Cover Image

Kurdish (Sorani)-English/English-Kurdish (Sorani) Dictionary & Phrasebook (Paperback)


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The indispensable resource for Kurdish Sorani Sorani (also called Kurdi or Central Kurdish) is a Kurdish
language spoken mainly in Iraq and Iran, with an estimated 15 million speakers
worldwide. The Kurds are spread across the countries of Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Syria,
as well as Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Lebanon. There is also a large
diaspora of Kurds, which is especially prominent in Europe. In all there are up
to 40 million speakers of the Kurdish languages worldwide.

written in Perso-Arabic script, Sorani is now also found in Romanized form.
This unique two-part resource uses the official Sorani Latin alphabet and
provides users with tools for daily interactions. The bilingual dictionary has
a concise vocabulary for everyday use, and the phrasebook allows instant
communication on a variety of topics. Ideal for businesspeople, travelers,
students, and aid workers, this guide includes:

  • 4,000
    dictionary entries
  • Essential
    phrases on subjects such as healthcare, time, dates, transportation, money,
    communication services and much more
  • Concise
    grammar and pronunciation sections
  • A
    guide to the Kurdish Sorani alphabet
  • Map
    of the Middle East

Product Details ISBN: 9780781812450
ISBN-10: 0781812453
Publisher: Hippocrene Books
Publication Date: August 1st, 2009
Pages: 186
Language: English