Mastering Kurdish will take from you 1100 hours or 44 weeks in a class according to FSI. Difficulty category for mastering it is evaluated 2 point.
Learning Pashto might seem like a overwhelming thing to do. FSI has concluded that it takes 1100 hours or 44 weeks in a class to learn the language. The difficulty point is 2.
You will most likely find people, who speaks Kurdish in Turkey, Kurdistan, Iran, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Armenia, Georgia, and Azerbaijan with a large diaspora spread all over Europe and the United States..
Number of native speakers is about 25,000,000.
Number of fluent speakers is about 33,000,000. The biggest country in which Kurdish is used as a native language is Turkey.
Native speakers of Pashto are mostly from Afghanistan / Pakistan and are about 15,600,000 people.
Pashto are spoken fluently by 50,000,000 people.
The language is spoken in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Pakistan, India, Iran, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States.
Kurdish came from Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European language family.
Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European language family is the origin of Pashto language.