Georgian – National transliteration system
Georgian virtual keyboard
The Georgian virtual keyboard allows you to enter characters with a click of your mouse. There’s no need to change your keyboard layout anymore. The transliteration of each supported character is displayed on the right side of the character. You can then directly transliterate your text from one script to the other according to the selected transliteration system.
Georgian (ქართული, transliterated in Kartuli) belongs to the Kartvelian languages family, a language family indigenous to the Caucasus. Official language of Georgia, it counts about 3.7 million speakers. The Georgian language is written in a 33-letter alphabet called mkhedruli.
Transliteration system: national
This transliteration system of the modern Georgian alphabet in Latin characters is adopted in February 2002 by the State Department of Geodesy and Cartography of Georgia and the Institute of Linguistics of the Georgian Academy of Sciences.
- As the Georgian alphabet does not present any distinction between lower and upper case, the first letter of the first word of each sentence is artificially rendered as a capital letter when transliterated in Latin alphabet.
Other transliteration systems for Georgian
The other currently supported transliteration systems for Georgian are: ALA-LC, BGN/PCGN, and ISO 9984.
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Georgian-English/English-Georgian Dictionary & Phrasebook
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by Dodona Kiziria, editors Hippocrene Books (2009)
Georgian: A Reading Grammar
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Other supported languages
The other supported languages are: Abkhaz, Adyghe, Altai, Armenian (eastern, classical), Armenian (western), Azerbaijani (Azeri), Bashkir, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Carrier, Cherokee, Chuvash, Greek, Ingush, Inuktitut, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Moldovan, Old Church Slavonic, Ossetian, Russian, Serbian, Tamazight, Udmurt, Ukrainian, Vai, and Yakut.