The Impact of the Kurdish Language on the Components of Nation Building and the Impact of the Components of the Nation Building on the Kurdish language
This paper is entitled ‘‘The Impact of the Kurdish Language on the Components of Nation Building and the Impact of the Components of the Nation Building on the Kurdish Language’’. This study aims to explain how much the Kurdish language has an impact on the components of the nation building and how much the components of the nation building have an impact on the Kurdish language. A questionnaire has been used to get new data so as to know how much the Kurdish language has an impact on the components of the nation building and how much the components of the nation building have an impact on the Kurdish language. Moreover, senior students, in the English, Kurdish, Arabic, Political Science, Economics, Media and Religion departments at the University of Salahaddin, have participated in the questionnaire. The researcher has used quantitative and qualitative research methods to analyze the obtained data. The findings of the current research show that the Kurdish language, like other languages, has enough impact on the components of the nation building and the components of the nation building have an impact on the Kurdish language by introducing a lot of economic, religious, military and foreign words to the Kurdish language. However, those Kurds, who use different Kurdish dialects for communication, face some problems when they speak to each other because they face misunderstanding when they speak and there is not enough mutual intelligibility among all different dialects in the Kurdish language.
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