Standard Georgian

@article{Shosted2006StandardG,
  title={Standard Georgian},
  author={Ryan Shosted and Vakhtang Chikovani},
  journal={Journal of the International Phonetic Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={36},
  pages={255 - 264}
}
Georgian is a Kartvelian (South Caucasian) language spoken by 4 to 5 million people in the Republic of Georgia, with small diaspora communities spread out in a few republics of the former Soviet Union, Iran, and Turkey. Shanidze (1973) distinguishes six groups of Georgian dialects: Dasavluri (Imeruli, Guruli, Rachuli, Lechkhumuri); Ingilouri; Kartlur-Kakhuri (Kartluri, Kakhuri, Javakhuri, Meskhuri, Kizikuri); Mtiulur-Pshauri (Mtiulur-Gudamakruli, Pshauri); Pkhouri (Khevsuruli, Mokheuri, Tushuri… 
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