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Similarities between Georgian and Armenian alphabets (d)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 26/11/19) Georgian Consonants Some readers will know that I am a linguistics enthusiast. So I am writing about Georgian linguistics. Since I know nearly nothing about its grammar, I will write about its phonology. Phonologically, Georgian is distinguished by its consonants, … Continue reading

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Similarities between Georgian and Armenian alphabets (c)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 26/09/18) The Georgian Alphabet: A Gallery of Specimens The Georgian alphabet is an alphabet used in Georgia and (with minor exceptions) nowhere else. To most people, it looks like a fake alphabet, like something invented for a movie. Actually, most people don’t know that … Continue reading

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Similarities between Georgian and Armenian alphabets (b)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 30/07/17) THE ORIGIN OF THE GEORGIAN AB The origin of the Georgian alphabet is controversial. Whereas the Roman and Greek alphabets are the results of slow and gradual transformations of older scripts (rather than of deliberate creation), the … Continue reading

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Similarities between Georgian and Armenian alphabets (a)

Асомтаврули и армянский алфавит Предыдущая тема насчет алфавитов с комрадом  заставила меня покопаться в исторических корнях грузинского письма.«Асомтаврули» – ранний грузинский алфавит, также имеет позднее строчное начертание «Нуша-Хучури». Грузинские источники не приводят конкретных авторов грузинского письма, дается лишь 4-5 вв., … Continue reading

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