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Kurmanji / Northern Kurdish

Kurmanji / Northern Kurdish is used by Kurds in Turkey and other countries.


The Roman alphabet is used in Turkey:

[Kurmanji using the Roman alphabet]
Arabic script is used in Iraq, Iran, and Syria:

[Kurmanji using Arabic script]
The Cyrillic alphabet is sometimes used in parts of the former Soviet Union:

[Kurmanji using the Cyrillic alphabet]

Arabic script Kurdish fonts and Cyrillic fonts in the Gallery of Unicode Fonts

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue

Writing system information at Omniglot

Alternate names for Kurmanji include Northern Kurdish, Kurdî, Kermanji, Kirmanji, Kirdasi, Kirmâncha, and Bâhdinâni


The four essential
travel phrases in English:

1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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