Kurdish Negation

If you're trying to learn Kurdish Negation you will find some useful resources including a course about Negation and negative expressions... to help you with your Kurdish grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Kurdish. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Kurdish Negation

Learning the Kurdish Negation is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Kurdish language. But first we need to know what the role of Negation is in the structure of the grammar in Kurdish.

Kurdish negation is the process that turns an affirmative statement (I am happy) into its opposite denial (I am not happy). Here are some examples:

English NegationKurdish Negation
Negation
Negationنەرێ کردن
he is not hereئەو لێرە نییە (نێر)
that is not my bookئەوە کتێبی من نییە
do not enterمەچۆ ژوورەوە

Notice the structure of the Negation in Kurdish.

List of Negation in Kurdish

Below is a list of the Negation and negative expressions in Kurdish placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Kurdish vocabulary.

English NegationKurdish Negation
I don't speakمن قسە ناکەم
I don't writeمن نانوسم
I don't driveمن لێناخورم
I don't loveمن خۆشم ناوێت
I don't giveمن نایدەم
I don't smileمن پێ ناکەنم
I don't takeمن نای بەم
he doesn't speakئەو قسە ناکات (نێر)
he doesn't writeئەو نانووسێت (نێر)
he doesn't driveئەو لێناخوڕێت (نێر)
he doesn't loveئەو خۆشی ناوێت (نێر)
he doesn't giveئەو پێی نادات (نێر)
he doesn't smileئەو پێناکەنێت (نێر)
he doesn't takeئەو نایبات (نێر)
we don't speakئێمە قسە ناکەین
we don't writeئێمە نانوسین
we don't driveئێمە لێناخوڕین
we don't loveئێمە خۆشمان ناوێت
we don't giveئێمە پێی نادەین
we don't smileئێمە پێ ناکەنین
we don't takeئێمە نای بەین

Negation and negative expressions have a very important role in Kurdish. Once you're done with Kurdish Negation, you might want to check the rest of our Kurdish lessons here: Learn Kurdish. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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