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

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

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Updated: 29 November 2017
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

mze

Mze – sun | © Bruno Caimi / Flickr

თოვლი

Pronounced: Tov-li

snow

Tovli – Snow | © Stephane Mignon / Flickr

მთა

Pronounced: Mta

mountain

Mta – Mountain | © Eugeniy Golovko / Flickr

თითი

Pronounced: Ti-ti

titi

Titi – Finger | © Fimb / Flickr

ბუმბული

Pronounced: bum-bu-li

bumbuli

Bumbuli – Feather | © matthew venn / Flickr

მზესუმზირა

Pronounced: Mzes-um-zi-ra

mzesumzira

Mzesumzira – Sunflower | © José Carlos Cortizo Pérez / Flickr

ცა

Pronounced: Tsa

ca

Tsa – Sky | © Martin Duggan / Flickr

პეპელა

Pronounced: Pe-pe-la

butterfly

Pepela – Butterfly | © Emmett Tullos / Flickr

ზეგ

Pronounced: Zeg

zeg

Zeg – Day After Tomorro | © Tirso Lecointere / Flickr

შემომეჭამა

Pronounced: She-mo-me-tcha-ma

shemomechama

Shemometchama -“I accidentally ate the whole thing” | © waferboard / Flickr

 

თხა

Pronounced: tkha

txa

Tkha – Goat | © Tamsin Cooper / Flickr

ჟრიამული

Pronounced: Zri-a-mu-li

chatter

Zriamuli – Chatter | © Quinn Dombrowski / Flickr

სიცილი

Pronounced: Si-tsi-li

laughter

Sitsili – Laughter | © klarititemplateshop / Flickr

გული

Pronounced: Gu-li

guli

Guli – Heart | © Molly DG / Flickr

პილპილი

Pronounced: Pil-pi-li

pilpili

Pilpili – Black Pepper | © Markus Grossalber / Flickr

ფიფქი

Pronounced: Pip-qi

fifqi

Pipqi – Snowflake | © hurricanemaine / Flickr