This article is a series of language learning posts by ParaSport News. The goal is to provide sport fans some very basic sport and Paralympic vocabulary so you can talk with the world about disability sport at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio.
Kurdish is spoken in Turkey, Iraq, Iran, Syria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and has three major dialects including Northern, Central and Southern. In Turkey, Syria, and Armenia, the Latin script is generally used to write the language. Turkey has a relatively strong Paralympic tradition, while Armenia and Syria do not.
General disability words:
- Korîtî – blindness
- Skleroza enîfireh – Multiple sclerosis
Wheelchair basketball specific words:
- Gog – ball
- Basketbol – Basketball
- Gogên basketbolê – Basketball ball