Megrelian

Megrelian is spoken in western Georgia, where it has long been documented and studied but has never been officially recognized as a language. For this project Alexander Popiel is editing a transliterated selection of the tales published by Xubua in 1937, with glossing and translation.

Collaborators

Prof. Rusudan Gersamia (Univ. Ilia, Tbilissi)

Prof. Maia Lomia (Univ. d’État, Tbilissi)

Source

Xubua – Zugdidi

Investigator

Alexander Rostovtsev-Popiel

Laz

Laz, a Kartvelian language related to Georgian and more closely still to Megrelian, is well known in the West thanks to the work of Dumézil, Fähnrich, Kutscher and Lacroix.

Source

Fieldwork

Investigators

Alexander Rostovtsev-Popiel

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