orthography

March 15, 2011

History of Kurdish Orthography

Like other non-Arabic speaking peoples who adopted the Arabic alphabet after the Islamic conquest of the seventeenth century, Kurds have started using a modified version of […]
June 16, 2009

Kurdish Scripts Conversion tools

  In an attempt to bridge the Kurdish writing systems with Kurdish Unified Alphabet (Yekgirtú) a set of computer auto generating conversion applications have been introduced by Kurdish Academy of Language KAL. These will […]
March 23, 2009

Orthography

The potential of these textbooks to aid in the codifying of Kurdish was not realized, however, due to the government’s policy of restricting native tongue education […]
May 21, 2008

Coining New Kurdish Words

The process of coining new Kurdish words is based on four principles: 1. Conformity to the rules of Kurdish grammar. 2. Simplicity and brevity. 3. Conservation […]