Language:  Kurdish, Northern

Population of Groups Speaking

17,164,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

48

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
Primary Language
(48 people groups)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Herki Iran 23,000
 Herki Iraq 46,000
 Herki Turkey 43,000
 Kurd, Behdini Iraq 3,759,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Azerbaijan 6,700
 Kurd, Kurmanji Armenia 2,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Australia 4,600
 Kurd, Kurmanji Austria 25,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Bahrain 51,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Belgium 29,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Canada 7,400
 Kurd, Kurmanji Denmark 21,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Finland 15,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji France 84,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Georgia 1,600
 Kurd, Kurmanji Germany 225,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Greece 21,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Italy 12,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Jordan 8,200
 Kurd, Kurmanji Iran 522,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Kyrgyzstan 16,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Kazakhstan 54,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Lebanon 235,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Netherlands 77,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Norway 5,300
 Kurd, Kurmanji Russia 23,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Spain 900
 Kurd, Kurmanji Sweden 11,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Syria 1,793,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Switzerland 8,700
 Kurd, Kurmanji Turkey 9,067,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Turkmenistan 53,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji United Kingdom 27,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Ukraine 1,700
 Kurd, Kurmanji United States 54,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Uzbekistan 3,200
 Shikaki Turkey 26,000
 Shikaki Iran 31,000
 Turk Tajikistan 1,800
 Yazidi Armenia 33,000
 Yazidi Georgia 11,000
 Yazidi Germany 51,000
 Yazidi Iraq 620,000
 Yazidi Russia 41,000
 Yazidi Sweden 4,400
 Yazidi Turkey 2,800
 Yazidi Ukraine 1,800
 Yazidi United States 4,100
  Totals:  48     48
Secondary Language
(2 people groups)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Persian Tajikistan 600
 Turk Kyrgyzstan 45,000
  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
Ashiti
Barwari Jor
Bâyazidi
Bayezidi
Behdini
Birjandi
Boti
Gulli
Guwii
Hakari
Hakkâri
Hekari
Jezire
Judikâni
Khorassani Kurmanji
Khorrassani
Kurmanji
Marashi
Northern Kurdish
Qochâni
Sanjâri
Sheikhan
Shemdinani
Standard
Surchi
Urfi
Zakho

Dialect Alternate Names
Aleppo Kurdish
Bahdinani
Behdini Kurdish
Dari: Khorasan
Farsi, Eastern: Dari: Khorasan
Kermanci
Kermanci, Behdini
Kermanci, Standard
Kermanji
Kirdasi
Kirmancha
Kirmanji
Kurdi, Kurmanji
Kurdi: Khorrassani
Kurdi: Kurmanji
Kurdish, Northern
Kurdish, Northern: Afrin
Kurdish: Syria
Kurmanci
Kurmangi
Kurmanji Kurdish
Kurmanji, Behdini
Kurmanji: Afrin
Kurmanji: Fus-ha
Kurmanji: Standard
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
World Bibles

Resource Directories
Scripture Earth
Language Archives
Linguist List
SIL Resources
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Format Resource (Direct link) Source (General link)
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
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 Life's Gold Create International
Film / Video Life's Gold Create International
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 The Prophets' Story Create International
General Bible for Children Bible for Children
General Biblical answers to your questions Got Questions Ministry
General Gospel resources links Scripture Earth
General Walk with the Prophets and meet the Messiah Al Massira
General Zume Training Zume Project
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
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Comic Book Version Super Bible / Comic Bible Society
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Kurdish, Northern YouVersion Bibles
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book General / Other
Text / Printed Matter Literacy primer for Kurdish, Northern Literacy & Evangelism International