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Kurdish Articles


If you're trying to learn Kurdish Articlesyou will find some useful resources including a course about Definite and Indefinite Articles... to help you with your Kurdish grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Kurdish. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!

Kurdish Articles

Learning the Kurdish Articles is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Kurdish language. But first we need to know what the role of Articles is in the structure of the grammar in Kurdish.

Kurdish articles are words that combine with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made by the noun. Generally articles specify the grammatical definiteness of the noun. Examples are "the, a, and an". Here are some examples:

English Articles Kurdish Articles
articles ئامرازەکان
the ئامرازی ناسین
a ئامرازی نەناسین
one یەک
some هەندێک
few کەمێک
the book کتێبەکە
the books کتێبەکان
a book کتێب
one book یەک کتێب
some books هەندێک کەمێک
few books کەمێک کتێب

As you can see from the example above, the structure of the Articles in Kurdish has a logical pattern. Locate the Articles above and see how it works with the rest of the sentence in Kurdish.

List of Articles in Kurdish

Below is a list of vocabulary where you can use the Definite and Indefinite Articles in Kurdish. Try to practice but also memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Kurdish vocabulary.

English Vocabulary Kurdish Vocabulary
Food خواردەمەنی
almonds بادەم
bread نان
breakfast نانی بەیانی
butter کەرە
candy نوقووڵ
cheese پەنیر
chicken مریشک
cumin زیرە
dessert شیرینی
dinner نانی ئێوارە
fish ماسی
fruit میوە
ice cream ئایس کرێم
lamb بەرخ
lemon لیمۆ
lunch نانی نیوەڕۆ
meal ژەم
meat گۆشت
oven فڕن
pepper بیبەر
plants ڕووەک
pork بەراز
salad زەڵاتە
salt خوێ
sandwich پاروو
sausage سۆسەج
soup شۆربا
sugar شەکر
supper نانی ئێوارە
turkey قەل
apple سێو
banana مۆز
oranges پرتەقاڵ
peaches قۆخ
peanut پاقلەی سودانی
pears هەرمێ
pineapple میوەی ئەناناس
grapes ترێ
strawberries شلیک
vegetables سەوزە
carrot گوێزەر
corn گەنمەشامی
cucumber خەیار
garlic سیر
lettuce کاهوو
olives زەیتوون
onions پیاز
peppers بیبەر
potatoes پەتاتە
pumpkin کوولەکەی ئەمریکی
beans پاقلە
tomatoes تەماتە

Definite and Indefinite Articles have a very important role in Kurdish, therefore they need very special attention. Once you're done with Kurdish Articles, you might want to check the rest of our Kurdish lessons here: Learn Kurdish.