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Laz Last Names

Bakur Gogokhia

ISBN: 978-9941-463-22-8

Category: Colchians Series

Pages: 178

Format: A5

Published: 2017

Cover: Soft

Price: 11.00

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The Issues of Old Colchis History

Meri Inadze

ISBN: 978-9994-055-54-8

Category: Colchians Series

Pages: 472

Format: 17x24

Published: 2009

Cover: Soft

Price: 11.10

The collection of articles is devoted to the study of Colchis in the 8th-1st centuries BCE, the internal and external political relationships of the region and the most important events in its history, as well as complex ethnic and economic processes. The book is divided into three parts: the rise of the urban civilization and... Read more >


Materials for the Megrelian Dictionary

Daniel Pipia

ISBN: 978-99940-55-08-1

Category: Colchians Series

Pages: 86

Format: 14.8x21

Published: 2008

Cover: Soft

Price: 2.95

In August 1924, when Daniel Pipia was a 3rd-year student of Tbilisi University, he was executed by the Bolsheviks as a politically unreliable citizen. His materials were found only recently, edited and prepared for publication. Some of the entries were enriched with better equivalents, which makes the dictionary even more significant... Read more >


Megrelian Names

Akaki Chanturia

ISBN: 978-9994-055-34-0

Category: Colchians Series

Pages: 128

Format: 14.8x21

Published: 2006

Cover: Soft

Price: 4.00

The author was commissioned to compile a definitive list of Megrelian family names before the World War II. Unfortunately, he did not have time to finish his work, thus some of the aspects, such as the origin of names, remained incomplete.   The family names listed in the book were testified in places such as:... Read more >


Laz Texts

Nodar Kakabadze

ISBN: 978-9941-478-32-1

Category: Colchians Series

Pages: 307

Format: A5

Published: 2018

Cover: Soft

Price: 13.40

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The Laz Texts

Thea Kalandia

ISBN: 978-9994-055-56-2

Category: Colchians Series

Pages: 304

Format: 14.8x21

Published: 2008

Cover: Soft

Price: 7.20

The Laz texts in Hopa dialect were collected in 2005 in the village of Sarpi, the only Laz village in today’s Georgia. The material of extremely diverse and interesting nature is accompanied by a word for word translation. One can get acquainted with Laz traditions and everyday lifestyle, their verbal memories and folk wisdom,... Read more >


The Laz (Chanuri) Texts

Irine Asatiani

ISBN: 978-9941-421-95-2

Category: Colchians Series

Pages: 40

Format: 14.8x21

Published: 2012

Cover: Soft

Price: 5.95

The book is interesting for historians, ethno-linguists and cultural anthropologists because it shown not only how the Laz defined themselves and each other inside their ethnicity, but other cultural and linguistic groups as well. For instance, in Text 14 the Abkhaz are referred to as the Abaz people.   The... Read more >


The Megrelian Dictionary

Alio Kobalia

ISBN: 978-9941-421-14-3

Category: Colchians Series

Pages: 748

Format: 20x27

Published: 2010

Cover: Soft

Price: 35.00

The dictionary of 90,000 entries is based on extensive material amassed from Megrelian spoken in Abkhazia (Shuasopeli and Samurzakano) and Samegrelo (Odishi and Lakada). The lexicographer studied folklore, literary and historical texts, speech idioms and ethnographic material in order to present the entire range of those linguistic... Read more >


The Laz Dictionary

Irine Asatiani

ISBN: 978-9941-421-92-1

Category: Colchians Series

Pages: 402

Format: 17x24

Published: 2012

Cover: Hard

Price: 14.00

The author started working on the dictionary twenty years ago under Arnold Chikobava’s supervision. The verb stems and their forms are arranged alphabetically based on a certain system. Their lexical meanings are given in the standard Georgian, however, sometimes dialectal or old equivalents are used if these are closer in... Read more >


2,000 Laz Words

Thea Kalandia

ISBN: 978-9994-011-52-0

Category: Colchians Series

Pages: 94

Format: 14x18

Published: 2007

Cover: Soft

Price: 3.70

Following the revival of cultural and economic ties with the Laz living in Turkey, the demand for dictionaries and phrase books has risen. The present publication is a short dictionary of 2,000 entries and is based only on the speech of Sarpi villagers, thus reflects the Hopa dialect of the Laz... Read more >


Megrelian Idioms

Ana Chikvanaia

ISBN: 978-9994-055-02-9

Category: Colchians Series

Pages: 98

Format: 14.8x21

Published: 2008

Cover: Soft

Price: 3.00

The book contains a part of Megrelian idioms from the vast material collected by the author. Because Megrelian is one of the Kartvelian languages, the publication will be extremely useful for those studying the history of such an isolated language group. The book contains a part of Megrelian idioms from the vast material collected by... Read more >