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Georgian language

Georgian is the language of the Republic of Georgia. It is a Caucasian language, with influences from Russian, and to a lesser extent, Iranian. In the Georgian language, the word "mama" means father, and "deda" means mother, a reversal of the nearly universal "m for maternal, d for paternal" pattern for "baby-speak".

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Upper Case Letters


Small Case Letters



Bilabial Dental Palatal Velar Uvular Glottal
Stop p/b/[p'] t/d/[t']   k/g/[k'] [q']¹ '
Fricative v s/z S/Z x/[Y]   h
Affricate   [ts]/[dz]/[ts'] c/j/[c']      
Nasal m n        
Liquid   l, r   [l>]²    
¹/q'/ has neither non-ejective nor voiced counterparts
²/l>/ is a velarized /l/


I   U
E   O
Table copied from pgdudda's website.
Original Source: An online Georgian Grammar (http://www.armazi.demon.co.uk/georgian/grammar).

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