Samples of Kurdish speech

 

© 2016
Data cited from this resource are to be credited to:
Matras, Yaron et al. 2016. The Dialects of Kurdish. Web resource, University of Manchester. http://kurdish.humanities.manchester.ac.uk/

 

Welcome to our archive of Kurdish speech samples!  The samples of spoken Kurdish are taken from recorded interviews with speakers from identified locations across Kurdistan. The recordings are a few minutes long and are accompanied by a transcription in Kurdish and an English translation.

 

See the map below to explore the locations of speech samples.

Click on the links to the right to hear recordings from each location.

 

Locations of samples

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