Language:  Kurdish, Northern

Population of Groups Speaking

16,606,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

49

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
PRIMARY Language
(49 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Herki Iran 23,000 ☀︎
 Herki Iraq 49,000 ☀︎
 Herki Türkiye (Turkey) 44,000
Kurd, Badini Iraq 767,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Azerbaijan 54,000 ☀︎
 Kurd, Kurmanji Armenia 2,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Australia 4,700
 Kurd, Kurmanji Austria 25,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Bahrain 52,000 ☀︎
 Kurd, Kurmanji Belgium 29,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Canada 7,500 ☀︎
 Kurd, Kurmanji Denmark 21,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Finland 15,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji France 84,000 ☀︎
 Kurd, Kurmanji Georgia 1,600
 Kurd, Kurmanji Germany 224,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Greece 21,000 ☀︎
 Kurd, Kurmanji Italy 12,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Jordan 8,300 ☀︎
 Kurd, Kurmanji Netherlands 78,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Iran 535,000 ☀︎
 Kurd, Kurmanji Kyrgyzstan 16,000 ☀︎
 Kurd, Kurmanji Kazakhstan 56,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Lebanon 224,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Norway 5,400
 Kurd, Kurmanji Russia 25,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Spain 900 ☀︎
 Kurd, Kurmanji Sweden 11,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Syria 1,660,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Switzerland 8,800 ☀︎
 Kurd, Kurmanji Türkiye (Turkey) 9,299,000 ☀︎
 Kurd, Kurmanji Turkmenistan 54,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji United Kingdom 27,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Ukraine 1,600 ☀︎
 Kurd, Kurmanji United States 54,000 ☀︎
 Kurd, Kurmanji Uzbekistan 3,300
 Kurd, Turkish Iraq 2,261,000
 Shikaki Türkiye (Turkey) 26,000 ☀︎
 Shikaki Iran 31,000 ☀︎
 Turk Tajikistan 1,900 ☀︎
 Yazidi Georgia 12,000 ☀︎
 Yazidi Armenia 33,000 ☀︎
 Yazidi Germany 51,000 ☀︎
 Yazidi Iraq 648,000
 Yazidi Russia 26,000 ☀︎
 Yazidi Sweden 4,500 ☀︎
 Yazidi Ukraine 1,800 ☀︎
 Yazidi United States 4,200
 Yazidi Türkiye (Turkey) 2,800 ☀︎
  Totals:  49     49
SECONDARY Language
(2 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Persian Tajikistan 600 ☀︎
 Turk Kyrgyzstan 46,000 ☀︎
  Totals:  2     2

Language Alternate Names
Ashiti
Badinani
Badînî
Bahdini
Barwari Jor
Bayezidi
Bedini
Behdini
Behdînî
Botani
Boti (Botani)
Eastern Kurmanji
Ezdiki
Êzdîkî
Gulli
Hekari
Kermancî
Khorasani
Khorasani Kurmanji
Khorassani Kurmanji
Kirmancî
Kirmanciya Jori
Kordi
Kordi Kormanji
Kurdi
Kurdî
Kurdi, Behdini
Kurdî-Kurmancî
Kurdish Kurmanji
Kurdish, Afrini
Kurdiya jorîn
Kurdmancî
Kurmancî
Kurmanji
Kurmanjî
Kurmanji - Cis
Kurmanji Kurdish
Kurmanji Standard
Marashi
Mihemedî
Northern Kurdish (Kurmanji)
Red Kurmanji
Shemdinani
Shikakî
Silivî
Zakho

Dialects
Afrin
Akre
Alburz
Amadiye
Anatolian Kurmanji
Ashiti
Êzdîkî
Barwari Jor
Bâyazidi
Bayezidi
Behdini
Birjandi
Boti
Gulli
Guwii
Hakari
Hakkâri
Hekari
Jezire
Judikâni
Khorassani Kurmanji
Khorrassani
Kurmanji
Marashi
Northern Kurdish
Northern Kurmanji
Northwestern Kurmanji
Qochâni
Sanjâri
Sheikhan
Shemdinani
Shikaki
Southeastern Kurmanji
Southern Kurmanji
Southwestern Kurmanji
Standard
Standard Kurmanji
Surchi
Syria
Urfi
Zakho

Dialect Alternate Names
Aleppo Kurdish
Bahdinani
Behdini Kurdish
Ciyayê Kurdî
Dari: Khorasan
Farsi, Eastern: Dari: Khorasan
Kermanci
Kermancî
Kermanci, Behdini
Kermancî, Behdini
Kermanci, Standard
Kermancî, Standard
Kermanji
Khorassani Kurmanji
Kirdasi
Kirmancha
Kirmanji
Kurdi, Kurmanji
Kurdi: Khorrassani
Kurdi: Kurmanji
Kurdish, Northern: Afrin
Kurdish: Syria
Kurmanci
Kurmancî
Kurmangi
Kurmanji Kurdish
Kurmanji, Behdini
Kurmanji: Afrin
Kurmanji: Fus-ha
Kurmanji: Standard
Kurmanji: Surchi
Kurmanji: Syria
Northern Kurdish
Southern Kurdish


Bible Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1856-2016
New Testament 1872-2005
Complete Bible 2008
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Virtual Storehouse
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Resource Directories
Scripture Earth
Language Archives
Linguist List
SIL Resources
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Format Resource (Direct link) Source (General link)
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories Story Runners
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio Jesus Film Project
Film / Video God's Story video God's Story
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation Create International
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Kurdish, Northern Jesus Film Project
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels Bible Media Group/LUMO
Film / Video Magdalena video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Rivka video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children Jesus Film Project
Film / Video World Christian Videos World Christian Videos
General Bible for Children Bible for Children
General Biblical answers to your questions Got Questions Ministry
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Scripture Earth Gospel resources links Scripture Earth
General Walk with the Prophets and meet the Messiah Al Massira
General YouVersion Bible versions in text and/or audio YouVersion Bibles
General Zume Training Zume Project
Mobile App Android Bible app direct APK download SIL
Mobile App Android Bible app: Kurdish, Northern YouVersion Bibles
Mobile App Download audio Bible app as APK file Faith Comes by Hearing
Mobile App Download audio Bible app as APK file Faith Comes by Hearing
Mobile App Download audio Bible app from Google Play Store Faith Comes by Hearing
Mobile App iOS Bible app: Kurdish, Northern YouVersion Bibles
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Comic Book Version Super Bible / Comic Bible Society
Text / Printed Matter IBT, Russia - resources Institute for Bible Translation - Russia
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book General / Other
Text / Printed Matter Literacy primer for Kurdish, Northern Literacy & Evangelism International



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