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Curiously Specific and Unusual Words

In a recent post we wrote about the longest words in world, and commented on the particular power of synthesis and specificity that the German language has which allows it to construct compound words of undetermined length. Now, not only does German have a very particular power of specificity, but rather practically all languages have […]

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Where is the Georgian language spoken?

Georgian is the main written language for all Georgian ethnic groups and for speakers of other South Caucasian languages: Svan, Minglelian and Laz. It is spoken in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and the US. It is believed that the word Georgian comes from Old Persian “Gurjar,” which means ‘a […]

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