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16 Georgian Words That Will Make You Fall in Love with the Language

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Updated: 29 November 2017
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Georgian language is an official language of the country with its own writing system and script. It’s also considered one of the oldest languages still spoken today. The language is rich in words, phrases, and idioms. When a foreigner listens to the language, the first impression is that Georgian is hard to learn. But in reality, it’s not. The initial reaction might be because of the pronunciation and uvular letters, which can be difficult for non-speakers. We’ve made a list of some of our favorite Georgian words that will make you fall in love with the language.

მზე

This word is pronounced like: Mze

თოვლი

Pronounced: Tov-li

მთა

Pronounced: Mta

თითი

Pronounced: Ti-ti

Titi – Finger

ბუმბული

Pronounced: bum-bu-li

Bumbuli – Feather

მზესუმზირა

Pronounced: Mzes-um-zi-ra

ცა

Pronounced: Tsa

პეპელა

Pronounced: Pe-pe-la

Pepela – Butterfly

ზეგ

Pronounced: Zeg

Zeg – Day After Tomorro

შემომეჭამა

Pronounced: She-mo-me-tcha-ma

Shemometchama -“I accidentally ate the whole thing”

თხა

Pronounced: tkha

ჟრიამული

Pronounced: Zri-a-mu-li

Zriamuli – Chatter

სიცილი

Pronounced: Si-tsi-li

გული

Pronounced: Gu-li

Guli – Heart

პილპილი

Pronounced: Pil-pi-li

Pilpili – Black Pepper

ფიფქი

Pronounced: Pip-qi

Pipqi – Snowflake
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