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Meaning of "Yezidi" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF YEZIDI

Yezidi  [ˈjɛzɪdɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF YEZIDI

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preposition
conjunction
determiner
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Yezidi is a noun.
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WHAT DOES YEZIDI MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Yezidi

Yazidi

The Yazidi are a Kurdish ethno-religious community, representing an ancient religion that is linked to Zoroastrianism. They live primarily in the Nineveh Province of northern Iraq. Additional communities in Armenia, Georgia, Turkey, and Syria have been in decline since the 1990s, their members having emigrated to Europe, especially to Germany. The Yazidi believe in God as creator of the world, which he placed under the care of seven holy beings or angels, the chief of whom is Melek Taus, the Peacock Angel.

Definition of Yezidi in the English dictionary

The definition of Yezidi in the dictionary is a religious sect found in the Kurdish areas of Iraq, Turkey, and Syria, whose beliefs combine elements of Zoroastrianism, Islam, Christianity, and other religions; in addition to believing in a Supreme God, the Yezidi worship seven angels, among whom is the devil, who is believed to have repented and been pardoned and reinstated as chief angel.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH YEZIDI


Adie
ˈeɪdɪ
cedi
ˈseɪdɪ
comedy
ˈkɒmɪdɪ
diddy
ˈdɪdɪ
Friday
ˈfraɪdɪ
giddy
ˈɡɪdɪ
Kennedy
ˈkɛnɪdɪ
kiddie
ˈkɪdɪ
kiddy
ˈkɪdɪ
lady
ˈleɪdɪ
midi
ˈmɪdɪ
miladi
mɪˈleɪdɪ
milady
mɪˈleɪdɪ
remedy
ˈrɛmɪdɪ
shady
ˈʃeɪdɪ
siddhi
ˈsɪdɪ
subsidy
ˈsʌbsɪdɪ
tidy
ˈtaɪdɪ
tragedy
ˈtrædʒɪdɪ
vide
ˈvaɪdɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE YEZIDI

Yevtushenko
yew
yewen
yex
Yeysk
Yezd
Yezidis
yfere
Ygdrasil
Ygerne
Yggdrasil
YHA
YHVH
YHWH
yibbles
Yibin
Yichang

WORDS THAT END LIKE YEZIDI

Bondi
budi
Burundi
Canal du Midi
garibaldi
Hindi
jedi
Lodi
Lombardi
Mahdi
mandi
nidi
Pedi
Saudi
secondi
soldi
solidi
Verdi
Vivaldi
wadi

Synonyms and antonyms of Yezidi in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Yezidi» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

雅兹迪
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Yezidi
570 millions of speakers

English

Yezidi
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Yezidi
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اليزيدية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

езиды
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Yezidi
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Yezidi
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

yezidi
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Yezidi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Yeziden
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

Yezidi
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Yezidi
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Yezidi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Yezidi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Yezidi
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

येझिदी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yezidi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Yezidi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

jazydów
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

єзіди
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Yezidi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Yezidi
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Yezidi
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Yezidi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Yezidi
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Yezidi

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «YEZIDI»

The term «Yezidi» is regularly used and occupies the 87.456 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «YEZIDI» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Yezidi

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «YEZIDI»

Discover the use of Yezidi in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Yezidi and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Yezidi Oral Tradition in Iraqi Kurdistan
YEZIDI HISTORICAL DISCOURSES The next chapter will discuss the ways in which Yezidi constructs of history are structured and transmitted, but since discourses of history are so closely linked to discourses of identity, it is worth outlining ...
Christine Allison, 2012
2
God and Sheikh Adi are Perfect: Sacred Poems and Religious ...
These were traditionally transmitted orally, and were kept secret from outsiders. It was not until the 1970s that a few Yezidi intellectuals began to commit these texts to writing.
Philip G. Kreyenbroek, Khalīl Jindī, 2005
3
Late Antique Motifs in Yezidi Oral Tradition
Based on the author's dissertation (Ph. D., Central European University, Budapest, 2009).
Eszter Spät, 2010
4
Yezidism in Europe: Different Generations Speak about Their ...
Different Generations Speak about Their Religion Philip G. Kreyenbroek. Yezidi societies in the homelands Geography and demography In the homelands, considerable Yezidi communities live Northern Iraq (among the Kurdish population of ...
Philip G. Kreyenbroek, 2009
5
The Ethnically Diverse City
viet Republic of Armenia, 52,700 identified themselves as Yezidi and were given a new official identity as Yezidis. With the revival of Yezidi community various initiatives were undertaken. A program on Yezidi language was established on ...
Frank Eckardt, John Eade, 2011
6
The Kurds: A Concise Handbook
of Tabriz and Musquf no longer circulate, since there are not many Yezidis left in Azerbaijan, and the anti -religious Soviet government did not permit the icon to enter the bustling Yezidi community of the Caucasus. Like other branches of the ...
Mehrdad R. Izady, 1992
7
Kurdish Culture and Society: An Annotated Bibliography
New Yezidi Texts from Beled Sinjar, 'Iraq. Baltimore, MD: s.n., 1946. 26 p. Reprinted from the Journal of the American Oriental Society, vol. 66, pp. 18-43. In his preface Henry Field tells us that these Yezidi texts were purchased privately by him ...
Lokman I. Meho, Kelly L. Maglaughlin, 2001
8
The Yezidis
This is the first detailed survey of Yezidi culture to appear in English.
Eszter Spät, 2005
9
The Gospel in All Lands
558. A. Visit. to. a. Yezidi. Village. an artist I would have tried to paint the eager crowd bending toward me, the firelight gleaming on their bronzed faces and polished weapons. I shall never forget the wrapt attention they gave me as I passed the ...
‎1896
10
The Yezidis: The History of a Community, Culture and Religion
Açikyildiz also explores the often misunderstood connections between Yezidism and the Satan/Sheitan of Christian and Muslim tradition._x000D_ _x000D_ Richly illustrated, with accompanying maps, photographs and illustrations, this ...
Birgul Acikyildiz, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «YEZIDI»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Yezidi is used in the context of the following news items.
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Iraqi Kurdish leader vows justice for Yezidi victims of ISIS
The attacks on the Yezidis unified disparate Kurdish forces as they all took on ISIS, although fault lines have again started to emerge over the past two weeks, ... «News24, Aug 15»
2
Yezidis demand UN action a year after Shingal massacre
Yezidi women hold up signs during a demonstration outside of the United Nations compound in Erbil on Sunday, August 2, the day before the one-year mark of ... «Rudaw, Aug 15»
3
Yezidi Families Flee From ISIS to Armenia
YEREVAN (RFE/RL)—Three ethnic Yezidi families have taken refuge in Armenia after leaving their homes in Iraqi Kurdistan, close to territories controlled by the ... «Asbarez Armenian News, Jul 15»
4
Peshmerga retake Yezidi village near Shingal
According to the source, Yezidi fighters who previously controlled the village had abandoned the village one night before and ISIS gunmen entered the village. «Rudaw, Jul 15»
5
MP: Yezidi refugees sleeping in Bulgaria's streets
ERBIL,Kurdistan Region- A Yezidi Kurdish member of the Iraqi parliament told Rudaw on Monday that thousands of Yezidi who crossed Turkey into Bulgaria are ... «Rudaw, Jun 15»
6
Never Again? The ISIS Genocide of Yazidis
Until the tragedy that came early in August 2014, the people who call themselves the Dâseni were little known to Westerners. These are the Yezidis, who mainly ... «Middle East Forum, Jun 15»
7
Kurdish Yezidi sisters tell of ISIS enslavement
DOHUK, Kurdistan Region — Kurdish authorities in Dohuk say at least 4,500 Kurdish Yezidis are still being held by Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria ... «Rudaw, Jun 15»
8
Yezidis demand autonomy: leader
Cologne, Germany – Haider Shasho, commander of the Yezidi Shingal Protection Forces in northern Iraq, met with the Yezidi community in the German city of ... «ARA News, May 15»
9
Islamic State's militants picnicking with Yezidi captives in Syria's …
ISIS militants were reportedly picnicking with Yezidi captive women and children on the banks of Euphrates in Raqqa. Photo: Jihad Network ... «ARA News, May 15»
10
ISIS militants execute 600 Yezidis northern Iraq
Erbil, Kurdistan Region – On Friday the so-called Sharia Court of the Islamic State group (IS/ISIS) reportedly executed 600 hostages from the Yezidi community ... «ARA News, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Yezidi [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/yezidi>. Jun 2021 ».
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