Mingrelian language

  • mingrelian
    მარგალური ნინა margaluri nina
    native togeorgia
    regionsamegrelo, abkhazia
    ethnicitymingrelians
    native speakers
    344,000 (2015)[1]
    language family
    kartvelian
    • karto-zan
      • zan
        • mingrelian
    writing system
    georgian script
    language codes
    iso 639-3xmf
    ming1252[2]
    kartvelian languages.svg

    mingrelian or megrelian (მარგალური ნინა margaluri nina) is a kartvelian language spoken in western georgia (regions of samegrelo and abkhazia), primarily by the mingrelians. the language was also called iverian (georgian iveriuli ena) in the early 20th century. since mingrelian has historically been only a regional language within boundaries of both historical georgian states and modern georgia, the number of younger people speaking it has decreased substantially, with unesco designating it as a "definitely endangered language".[3]

  • distribution and status
  • history
  • phonology
  • alphabet
  • grammar
  • dialects
  • famous speakers
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Mingrelian
მარგალური ნინა margaluri nina
Native toGeorgia
RegionSamegrelo, Abkhazia
EthnicityMingrelians
Native speakers
344,000 (2015)[1]
Georgian script
Language codes
ISO 639-3xmf
ming1252[2]
Kartvelian languages.svg

Mingrelian or Megrelian (მარგალური ნინა margaluri nina) is a Kartvelian language spoken in Western Georgia (regions of Samegrelo and Abkhazia), primarily by the Mingrelians. The language was also called Iverian (Georgian iveriuli ena) in the early 20th century. Since Mingrelian has historically been only a regional language within boundaries of both historical Georgian states and modern Georgia, the number of younger people speaking it has decreased substantially, with UNESCO designating it as a "definitely endangered language".[3]

Other Languages
asturianu: Megrelianu
azərbaycanca: Meqrel dili
تۆرکجه: مقرل دیلی
български: Мегрелски език
brezhoneg: Megreleg
català: Mingrelià
Чӑвашла: Мегрел чĕлхи
čeština: Mingrelština
Esperanto: Mingrela lingvo
français: Mingrélien
한국어: 민그렐어
հայերեն: Մեգրելերեն
עברית: מגרלית
ქართული: მეგრული ენა
lietuvių: Megrelų kalba
македонски: Мегрелски јазик
მარგალური: მარგალური ნინა
Nederlands: Mingreels
日本語: メグレル語
Nordfriisk: Mingreelisk Spriik
norsk: Mingrelsk
norsk nynorsk: Mingrelsk
occitan: Mingrelian
Piemontèis: Lenga mingrelian
português: Língua mingrélia
svenska: Megreliska
Türkçe: Megrelce
українська: Мегрельська мова
Tiếng Việt: Tiếng Mingrelia
Zazaki: Megrelki