Georgian language

Georgian (ქართული ენა, romanized: kartuli ena, pronounced [kʰɑɾt̪ʰuli ɛnɑ]) is the most widely-spoken of the Kartvelian languages and serves as the literary language or lingua franca for speakers of related languages.[2] It is the official language of Georgia and the native or primary language of 87.6% of its population.[3] Its speakers today number approximately four million.

Georgian
kartuli ena
ქართული ენა
Kartuli written in Georgian script
Pronunciation[kʰɑɾt̪ʰuli ɛnɑ]
RegionGeorgia (including Abkhazia and South Ossetia)
EthnicityGeorgians
Native speakers
3.7 million (2014)[1]
Early form
Dialects
Official status
Official language in
 Georgia
Regulated byCabinet of Georgia
Language codes
ISO 639-1ka
ISO 639-2geo (B)
kat (T)
ISO 639-3kat
Glottolognucl1302
Linguasphere42-CAB-baa – bac
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