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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
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

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

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

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