Language Scientific’s Georgian Translation Services

Language Scientific provides premium Georgian translation services, supplying technical, medical and scientific translation, localization and interpreting into and out of Georgian. We are a US-based language services company serving over 1,500 global corporations. Our specialization, focus, industry-leading quality management standards and customer-centered attitude have earned us the trust of many of the world’s best technology, engineering, biomedical and pharmaceutical companies.

Language Scientific has two divisions—Technical and Engineering Localization and Translation Services Division and Medical and Pharmaceutical Localization and Translation Services Division. Both groups provide a full range of Georgian language services including:

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Georgian Language Statistics/Facts

Georgian is the sanctioned language of the country Georgia, which is a nation located in the Caucasus. Georgian is also the primary written language for all Georgian cultural groups and speakers of other South Caucasian languages. These languages include: Svan, Minglelian and Laz. There are approximately 4 million native speakers of the Georgian language residing in the country of Georgia alone. Then there are approximately an additional 500,000 speakers residing in other countries.

Georgian is classified as the most universal of the Kartvelian languages. It is a language family which also includes Syan and Megrelian (both of which are spoken mainly in Northwest Georgia) and Laz which is spoken mainly along the shoreline of Turkey near the Black Sea.

Dialects of Georgian

Dialect Region
Imeretian Situated along the middle and upper reaches of the Rioni river
Racha-Lechkhumian Northwestern Georgia which includes the historical provinces of Racha, Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti
Gurian Western part of the country, bordered by the eastern end of the Black Sea
Adjaran Within the borders of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara, Georgia, also in two villages of the adjacent region of Guria, and the ethnic Georgian-inhabited areas of Turkey
  Valley in the north of the Savsat district in the Artvin Province of Turkey, along the border with Georgia
Kartlian Finnish dialect eastern part of the present-day Georgian Republic
Kakhetian Eastern Georgia from the historical province of Kakheti and the small, mountainous province of Tusheti
Ingilo Eastern part of the country, now Azerbaijan
Tush Historic region in northeast Georgia
Khevsur Historical-ethnographic region in eastern Georgia. They are the branch of Kartvelian people located along both the northern and southern slopes of the Great Caucasus Mountains
Mokhevian Small historical-geographic area in northeastern Georgia. It is included in the modern-day Kazbegi district
Pshavian A highland region in Eastern Georgia
Fereydan Region of Isfahan Province, Iran
Mtiuletian Historical province in eastern Georgia
Meskhetian Meskheti region of Georgia, along the border with Turkey

Countries Where Georgian Is Spoken

  • Abkhazia
  • Iran
  • Russia
  • Turkmenistan
  • Armenia
  • Israel
  • South Ossetia
  • Ukraine
  • Azerbaijan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Tajikistan
  • United States
  • Georgia
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Turkey
  • Uzbekistan

Georgian-Speaking Country Data

Country: Georgia

Capital: Tbilisi
Population: 4,926,330
Semi-Presidential Republic: President Giorgi Margvelashvili
Currency: Lari
GDP (ppp): $10,000
Unemployment: 12.1%
Government Type: Semi-Presidential Republic
Industries: Steel, machine tools, electrical appliances, mining (manganese, copper, and gold), chemicals, wood products, wine

Country: Russia

Capital: Moscow
Population: 142,257,519
Semi-Presidential Federation: President Vladimir Putin
Currency: Ruble
GDP (ppp): $26,500
Unemployment: 5.3%
Government Type: Semi-Presidential Federation
Industries: Coal, oil and gas, chemicals, metals, machinery, aerospace, shipbuilding, manufacturing, communications, agriculture, consumer durable goods, textiles, processed foods, and handicrafts

Georgian Language History

The landscape of Georgia is diverse, containing deserts, plains, seas and mountains. The Georgian people are just as diverse as their countries landscapes. Spanning a time period of five thousand years, the history of the Georgians as a people and their language is vast and great.

Around 2000 BC the Georgian language was linked to the more common Kartvelian language. The Karvelian language later split into the Georgian-Zan and the Svan languages, which later split again into the Laz, Mingralien and Georgian languages.

Christianity was first introduced in the region of what is known as the present day country of Georgia sometime in the 4th century. During this period, the Georgian Orthodox Church was established. From this point forward, the ethnic Georgians identity has been tightly interwoven with Christianity. Many Georgian religious documents have been discovered from this time period, including the Bible translated into the Georgian language.

The Georgian written language can be traced back to the 5th century where evidence of the written Georgian language and various inscriptions have been found. This era is considered to be the beginning of the “Old Georgian” period of the language, which dates from the 5th century up until the 11th century.

Legend has it that King Parnavaz gazed at the sun and saw a vision of what has been described as unusual round letters. Because of this vision, the first Georgian alphabet was formed. This alphabet was called Asomtavruli.

The Asomtavruli writings were found initially on the ancient ruins of Georgian churches, yet, the first actual written records making use of the Georgian Asomtavruli alphabet dates to the 5th century AD. Written by Lakov Tsurtaveli, the “Martyrdom of Shushanik” is one the the first litrary publications known to make use of the Asomtavruli alphabet.

In the 9th century AD, the Georgian alphabet was changed to introduce the Nuskhuri script. In the 10th century AD the “martyrdom of Abo Tbileli” made use of the Nuskhuri script.

During the 11th century AD the final alteration of the Georgian alphabet took place, when the Mkhedruli script was introduced. The Mkhedruli script has been used ever since up to the present day. The Mkhedruli script is thought to be the most complete of all the language scripts that have been used by Georgians. The Mkhedruli script has just as many letters in it as the spoken language has sounds. There is no similar alphabet contained within any other language in the world. For this reason The Mkhedruli script is one of only 14 alphabets that exist in the world today.

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