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

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

Author: Nicholas Awde
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Sorani (also called Kurdi) 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.


Generally written in Perso-Arabic script, Sorani is now also found in Romanized form. This easy-to-use phrasebook uses the official Sorani Latin alphabet to aid instant communication. In addition to a pronunciation guide, included are:


[[a resourceful two-way dictionary, containing more than 4,000 entries


[[an informative grammar section


[[useful appendices of Sorani numbers, opposites, and key verbs


[[useful lists covering such things as emergency, health care, political, relief aid, and combat terms


[[a collection of travel-oriented phrases

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General Fields

  • : 9780781812450
  • : Hippocrene Books
  • : Hippocrene Books
  • : January 2009
  • : 19.00 cmmm X 9.50 cmmm X 0.80 cmmm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Nicholas Awde
  • : pb
  • : en
  • : 185