Kurdish Nouns

Welcome to the third Kurdish lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Kurdish to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.

potatoes
potatoes Audio
په‌تاته‌ [patata]
tomatoes
tomatoes Audio
ته‌ماته‌ [tamata]
onions
onions Audio
پیاز [pyaz]
carrots
carrots Audio
گێزه‌ر [gezar]
fruits
fruits Audio
میوه‌ [meewa]
apples
apples Audio
سێو [sew]
bananas
bananas Audio
مۆز [moz]
oranges
oranges Audio
پرته‌قاڵ [prtaqal]

Nouns Grammar Rules

In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + Rules
Kurdish + Pronunciation
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
شیرت هەیە؟ Audio
[sheert haya?]
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
شیرو قاوەم هەیە Audio
[sheer w qawam haya]
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
ئەو سێ سێوی پێیە Audio
[aw se sewy peya]
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
ئەو یەک سێوی پێیە Audio
[ae yek sewy peya]
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
ئێمە لە خانوویەکی بچووکدا دەژین Audio
[ema le khanwyaky bchwkda dazheen]
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
حەزم لە نانی بەیانیمانە Audio
[hazm le nany beyanimana]

The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.

bread
bread Audio
نان [nan]
milk
milk Audio
شیر [sheer]
butter
butter Audio
که‌ره‌ [kere]
cheese
cheese Audio
په‌نیر [peneer]
coffee
coffee Audio
قاوە [qawa]
sandwich
sandwich Audio
پاروو [parw]
meat
meat Audio
گۆشت [gosht]
chicken
chicken Audio
مریشک [mrishk]
fish
fish Audio
ماسی [masy]
breakfast
breakfast Audio
نانی به‌یانی [nany bayany]
lunch
lunch Audio
نانی نیوه‌ڕۆ [nany newaro]
dinner
dinner Audio
نانی ئێواره‌ [nany ewara]

Conversation in Kurdish

Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.

English
Kurdish
Pronunciation
Do you speak (English/ Kurdish)?
ئایا زمانی (ئینگلیزی/کوردی) قسە دەکەیت؟
[aya zmany (englizy/kurdy) qse dekety?] Audio
Just a little
تەنها کەمەکێک
[tenha kemekek] Audio
I like Kurdish
حەزم لە کوردییە
[hazm le kurdya] Audio
Can I practice with you?
ئایا دەتوانم خۆم فێربکەم لەگەڵ تۆ؟
[aya datwanm khom fer bkem legel to?] Audio
How old are you?
تۆ تەمەنت چەندە؟
[to tement chanda?] Audio
I'm thirty three years old
من تەمەنم سی و سێ ساڵە
[mn temenm sy w se sale] Audio
It was nice talking to you
خۆشحاڵ بووم بە قسەکردن لەگەڵت
[khoshhalm bwm be qse krdin legelt] Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in Kurdish. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

Kurdish Adjectives   Kurdish Adjectives

Kurdish Plural   Kurdish Plural



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