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  • n. The quality of being Kurdish.


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Kurdish +‎ -ness


  • Since its foundation, the state has aimed at destroying all traces of Kurdishness, the Kurdish ethnic identity.

    Turkish fascism in action and the "international community"

  • He undergoes a process of self-actualization that causes him to cast aside his Kurdishness and seek solidarity with his fellow soldiers, many of them just like him: conscripts from the diverse tribal regions.


  • So if what the state really envisioned to itself was "I am going to change people's perceptions, so that they view this problem not as being one of political Kurdishness, but instead of Kurdish language," then a very significant barrier blocking a permanent solution would have been lifted.

    TODAY'S ZAMAN :: News

  • By deciding that calling the Kurds “internal enemies†did not constitute any offence, the High Court practically blessed the insulting of Kurdishness.

    The White Path


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