Definition of Kartvelian in English:

Kartvelian

Line breaks: Kart|ve¦lian
Pronunciation: /kɑːtˈviːlɪən
 
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adjective & noun

  • another term for South Caucasian (see Caucasian).
    More example sentences
    • In the southern and eastern regions, the state of Kartli united tribes that spoke the Kartvelian language.
    • The Kartvelian languages are considered to be closely related and descended from a common language.
    • It coordinates research and assists foreign students and scholars interested in various Kartvelian fields.

Origin

from Georgian k'art'velebi 'Georgians' + -ian.

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