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Title: Grammatik der modernen georgischen (grusinischen) Sprache
Written By: A. Dirr
Series Title: LINCOM Gramatica 54

An einem Lehrbuch des Georgischen in deutscher Sprache fehlte es bis jetzt.
Diese Lücke auszufüllen, ist das vorliegende Buch bestimmt. Das Georgische
gehört mit dem Lazischen, Svanetischen, Mingrelischen und ihren Dialekten
zu der südwestlichen kartvelischen Gruppe der kaukasischen Sprachen (aus
dem Vorwort).

Die Grammatik beinhaltet u.a. Kapitel zur Aussprache, Schrift, Lautwandel,
Bildungsmittel der georgischen Sprache, praktische Übungen über das Verbum,
das Pronomen als Objekt, Paradigmata, Übungen (auch in georgischer
Schrift), eine Schrifttafel, und eine Karte. (Re-edition; originally
published 1905 in Wien; written in German)

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Georgian
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783862900411
Pages: 185
Prices: Europe EURO 55.10