Analyzing the Vocabulary of the Inhabitants of Khelvachauri Municipality


  • Nanuli Noghaideli Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University Niko Berdzenishvili Institute, Department of Dialectology and Emigrant Literature Research


Lexica, Dialect, Khelvachauri, Figurative Expressions


The work is based on lexical materials obtained from dialectical expeditions in Khelvachauri municipality and includes vocabulary of economic and social fields.Some common Georgian, Zan, and ancient Georgian lexical units, the words and figurative expressions, which are typical for this region, are thoroughly considered. For Example: Anashkhali, erinji, koberi, lordi, kencho, etc.

The work discusses lexical material which is only a small part of the rich vocabulary found in this region.