Georgian among “The 10 Oldest Languages Still Spoken in the World Today”
02 April, 2019
Georgian among “The 10 Oldest Languages Still Spoken in the World Today”
Georgia is among the 10 oldest languages still spoken in the world today. The 10 ancient languages were named by The Culture Trip. The Culture Trip is a start-up inspiring millions of people to explore the world's culture and creativity. Apart from the Georgian language, the other ancient languages are Hebrew, Basque, Tamil, Lithuanian, Farsi, Icelandic, Macedonian, Irish Gaelic and Finnish. The article says that the Caucasus region, where Georgia is located, is a perfect place for those linguists who are
looking for the world’s most difficult languages.

“Georgian is the biggest Kartvelian language, and it is the only Caucasian language with an ancient literary tradition. Its beautiful and unique alphabet is also quite old—it is thought to have been adapted from Aramaic as far back as the third century AD. While not a language island in the same sense as Basque, there are only four Kartvelian languages, all spoken by minorities within Georgia, and they are all unrelated to any other languages in the world,” reads The Culture Trip about the Georgian language.
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Georgian scripts are among the 14 existing alphabets in the world. Georgian scripts include three variations: Asomtavruli, Nuskhuri, and Mkhedruli. Each of the type used to have different purposes and applications throughout the years. All three variations differ in appearance. Currently, the official alphabet of the country is Mkhedruali.

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