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Georgian – National transliteration system

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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.

Language overview

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.

Specific rule

  • 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.

Books

Survival Georgian Survival Georgian
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Georgian-English/English-Georgian Dictionary & Phrasebook Georgian-English/English-Georgian Dictionary & Phrasebook
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Beginner’s Georgian Beginner’s Georgian
by , editors Hippocrene Books (2009)
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Georgian: A Reading Grammar Georgian: A Reading Grammar
by , editors Slavica Pub (1990)
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Parlons géorgien, une langue méconnue Parlons géorgien, une langue méconnue
by , editors L’Harmattan (1997)
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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, Ossetian, Russian, Serbian, Tamazight, Udmurt, Ukrainian, Vai, and Yakut.

 
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