The Georgian language - translations by the translation agency Fasttranslator
Georgia is located east of the Black Sea and south of the Greater Caucasus Mountains in Southwest Asia. This small nation has been independent since 1991 and has a population of roughly four million people. Eighty percent of people in Georgia speak Georgian as their native tongue. This language is one of the oldest in the world; artefacts of the Georgian literary language date back to the second century. The official Georgian language belongs to the South Caucasian language family along with Mingrelian, Laz, and Svan. In addition to Georgian, another 23 languages stemming from six different language families are spoken in Georgia. Outside of Georgia, there are approximately 500,000 known speakers of this official language in Russia, the United States, Israel, and Turkey, for example. This number of speakers is making translations into and from the Georgian language increasingly popular. We hire exclusively native speaking translators with masterful proficiency in the Georgian language. This is how we can guarantee our quality every time. Are you interested in having business related or private documents translated into or from Georgian? Then you’ve come to the perfect place. Let our expert project managers advise you over the phone or send us your text either by email or with the request form.
The influences on Georgian
Since the fifth century, the Georgian language has had its own alphabet with 33 letters. Georgian makes particular use of loanwords from Greek, Latin, Persian, and Arabic, but Russian, Turkish, and English have started to increase their influences on the vocabulary of the Georgian language in recent years. Also, the Georgian language is the only one of the South Caucasian languages that possesses remarkable literature. Works of this kind were often written by the country’s kings and date back to the fifth century.
The grammar of the Georgian language is relatively complex. First of all, Georgian is an inflected language: case, number, and gender are represented within the corresponding word itself. Georgian has seven cases. The language does not make use of a grammatical gender and refrains from assigning articles to nouns. There are eleven different forms for speakers of the Georgian language to express something taking place in the present, past, future, or in a hypothetically possible point of time. The tense can be determined by the verb alone, but the subject and object have a corresponding change in Georgian, as well. The plural form is made by attaching the suffix "-eb" to the stem of the noun. Our native speaking translators are familiar with all of these linguistic peculiarities. They have grown up with the language and possess the necessary language instincts to adequately translate your texts. From business-related to private documents, we translate every text with perfect quality. See for yourself and send us your text by email or with the request form. You will then receive a non-binding quote from us in return. We are happy to advise you by phone as well. We look forward to working with you!
How much does a translation into Georgian cost?
The standard rate for translations from English into Georgian is $ 0.11 per word and for translations from Georgian into English the industry rate is $ 0.19. For new customers or large texts (more than 5,000 words) we may significantly reduce our rates. For urgent jobs that need several translators working simultaneously, we'll apply a surcharge. For a full list of rates per language, please visit Rates table for most requested language combinations.
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