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Definition of the noun kurd

What does kurd mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: Kurds

  1. a member of a largely pastoral Islamic people who live in Kurdistan; the largest ethnic group without their own state
    • example: The "Grey Wolves" are a Turkish ultra nationalist movement, neofascist, anti-Kurd, that denies the genocide of the Armenian people.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic terms: ethnic group / ethnos = people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctive culture; Asian / Asiatic = a native or inhabitant of Asia
    • more specific word: peshmerga = a member of a Kurdish guerilla organization that fights for a free Kurdish state
    • part of: Kurdistan = an extensive geographical region in the Middle East to the south of the Caucasus

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Kurd is a fictional film character.

Miscellanea

Kurd is a Baloch tribe in the Balochistan, Sindh, and Punjab provinces of Pakistan. Kurds speak both Balochi and Brahui.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Kurd

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Google previewKurdish Diaspora Online (2016)

From Imagined Community to Managing Communities by Jowan Mahmod

A real Kurd is a proud Kurd ...

Google previewThe Kurdish National Movement (2006)

Its Origins and Development by Wadie Jwaideh

enjoyed by the Kurdish woman, who goes unveiled and mingles freely with men, marriage often is the result of love rather than merely a family arrangement. 129 Generally speaking, the Kurd is an affectionate and devoted family man.

Google previewWalking in the City of the Dead (2010)

A Visitor's Guide by Jeffrey A. Nedoroscik

A Kurd is a native or inhabitant of a mountainous region of western Asia. [6] The Abbasids were an Arabic Dynasty that expanded the Muslim empire and was named for aI-Abbass, the paternal uncle of the Prophet Muhammad. [Z] Nubia is ...

Google previewWhy the West Fears Islam (2013)

An Exploration of Muslims in Liberal Democracies by J. Cesari

Even being Kurd is a problemin outside London. They do notgive you job because youare Kurd.(London, Turkish Speaking Coed) Unsurprisingly, due to the heated debate on Islamin Frenchpublicarenas, the participantsin the Parisgroups ...

Google previewPolitics of Religion and Nationalism (2014)

Federalism, Consociationalism and Seccession by Ferran Requejo, Klaus-Jürgen Nagel

Kurds, for example, include Sunni (including Sufi) and Shiite (including Alevi) Muslims, Yezidis, Jews, and a variety of Christians, as well as nonbelievers or unbelievers. The typical Kurd is a Sunni Muslim, but no significant Kurdish nationalist ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Chechen Conflict (2015)

by Ali Askerov

KURD, ABDULLA ( 1977–2011). Known as Abdulla Kurd, Abdullah al-Turki or Salauddin, Doger Sevdet, ...

Google previewV1.THESAURUS LEXICON OF SIMILAR WORDS & SYNONYMS IN 21 DEAD & ANCIENT LANGUAGES (2014)

by Maximillien De Lafayette

Also Kurd. Noun. The Akraad or Kûrds, are non-Arab Middle Eastern minority population that inhabits the region known as Kurdistan, in South West Asia; this plateau encompasses parts of Turkey, Iraq, and Iran and a small territory in Armenia ...

Google previewE. J. Brill's First Encyclopaedia of Islam, 1913-1936 (1993)

by M. Th. Houtsma

As early as 1829 the Russians had raised a Kurd regiment. As a result of the expatriation of Christians, the Kurds after the war began to spread considerably farther north and west. During the Crimean campaign, the Russians raised two Kurd ...

Google previewThe Arabian Nights Encyclopedia (2004)

by Ulrich Marzolph, Richard van Leeuwen, Hassan Wassouf

The Kurd recounts a long list of the most bizarre things and objects. Thereupon ' Alî names an even more bizarre list of possessions, which is again surpassed by the Kurd. When in the end they inspect the contents of the bag, it contains only ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Minorities (2013)

by Carl Skutsch

Ocalan, Abdullah (Kurd) Parnell, ...

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Scrabble value of K5U1R1D2

The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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