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خانە khana

One of the most important suffixes to learn is خانە khana, which translates as dwelling or place.

It is adding after many nouns to denote place of. Thus, by learning one word you can often learn two at the same time.

خانوو
house / home
khanuu

چای
tea
chai

چایخانە
teahouse
chaikhana

قاوە
coffee
qawa

قاوەخانە
cafe
qawakhana

کتێب
book
k'teb

کتێبخانە
library
k’tebkhana

سەرتاش
barber
sartaash

سەرتاشخانە
barber shop
sartaashkhana

خوێندکار
student
khwendekar

قوتابی
pupil
qutabi

قۆتابخانە
school
qotabkhana

نەخۆش
sickness
nakhosh

نەخۆشخانە
hospital
nakhoshkhana

شێت
crazy
shet

شێتخانە
insane asylum
shetkhana

بەندی
prisoner
bandi

بەندیخانە
prison
bandikhana

زیندان
prison
zindan

پۆستەخانە
post-office
postakhana

فرۆکە
airplane
froqa

فرۆکەخانە
airport
froqakhana

چێشت
food
chest

سەمون
samun (type of bread)
samun

سەمونخانە
samun bakery
samunkhana

You may also find صەمونخانە and صەمون.