Definition of Kartvelian in English:


Syllabification: Kart·ve·lian
Pronunciation: /kärtˈvēlēən

adjective& noun

Another term for South Caucasian (see Caucasian).
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  • 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.


from Georgian Kartvelebi 'Georgians' + -ian.

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