Key words and life-enriching sentences to use in Georgia
05 November, 2018
Key words and life-enriching sentences to use in Georgia
If you plan a trip to Georgia you might want to learn a couple of expressions and sentences in Georgian as they might make your stay even more rewarding. Even though many people, especially in Tbilisi know at least a little bit English, it might be handy to know somekey words in Georgian. We provide you a list of expressions that will put a smile on people’s faces whenever you use them.
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Georgian is a Kartvelian language

First contact and introducing yourself

Hello -  gamarjoba
My name is … - me var …
I come from England - me var inglisidan
Thank you -  madloba
Goodbye -  nakhvamdis
Yes -  ho or ki
No - ara
I don’t understand
Georgian -  kartuli ar vitsi
Do you speak English? -   Inglisuri itsit?

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Getting around

Cheers -  Gaumarjos or gagimarjos (Cheers to you)
I’d like the soup/menu - please Erti supi/meniu sheidzleba
Please -  tu sheidzleba
Georgian wine is great - kartuli ghvino magaria
How much? -  ramdeni?
The bill, please -  Angarishi sheidzleba
I’d like to pay by cash/
by credit card -  nagdi fulit gadavikhdi/kartit gadavikhdi

Where is…? -  sad aris…?
Which bus goes to
the city center/the airport? -  Romeli avtobusi midis kalakis tsentramde/aeroportamde?
What is the next stop? -  romelia shemdegi gachereba ?

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There are about 4.1 million people who speak Georgian

1 - erti
2 - ori
3 - sami
4 - otkhi
5 - khuti
6 - ekvsi
7 - shvidi
8 - rva
9 - tskhra
10 - ati

Monday - orshabati
Tuesday - samshabati
Wednesday - otkhshabati
Thursday - khutshabati
Friday - paraskevi
Saturday - shabati
Sunday - kvira

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