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5 [five]

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5 [ხუთი]

5 [khuti]

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ქვეყნები და ენები

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John is from London. ჯო-- ლ--------- ა---. ჯონი ლონდონიდან არის. 0
jo-- l--------- a---. joni londonidan aris.
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London is in Great Britain. ლო----- მ--------- დ-- ბ---------. ლონდონი მდებარეობს დიდ ბრიტანეთში. 0
lo----- m--------- d-- b-----------. londoni mdebareobs did brit'anetshi.
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He speaks English. ის ი--------- ლ---------. ის ინგლისურად ლაპარაკობს. 0
is i--------- l-----------. is inglisurad lap'arak'obs.
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Maria is from Madrid. მა--- მ--------- ა---. მარია მადრიდიდან არის. 0
ma--- m--------- a---. maria madrididan aris.
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Madrid is in Spain. მა----- მ--------- ე--------. მადრიდი მდებარეობს ესპანეთში. 0
ma----- m--------- e----------. madridi mdebareobs esp'anetshi.
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She speaks Spanish. ის ე-------- ლ---------. ის ესპანურად ლაპარაკობს. 0
is e--------- l-----------. is esp'anurad lap'arak'obs.
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Peter and Martha are from Berlin. პე---- დ- მ---- ბ--------- ა----. პეტერი და მართა ბერლინიდან არიან. 0
p'------ d- m---- b--------- a----. p'et'eri da marta berlinidan arian.
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Berlin is in Germany. ბე----- მ--------- გ---------. ბერლინი მდებარეობს გერმანიაში. 0
be----- m--------- g----------. berlini mdebareobs germaniashi.
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Do both of you speak German? თქ--- ო---- გ--------- ლ---------? თქვენ ორივე გერმანულად ლაპარაკობთ? 0
tk--- o---- g--------- l-----------? tkven orive germanulad lap'arak'obt?
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London is a capital city. ლო----- დ----------. ლონდონი დედაქალაქია. 0
lo----- d----------. londoni dedakalakia.
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Madrid and Berlin are also capital cities. მა----- დ- ბ------- დ------------. მადრიდი და ბერლინიც დედაქალაქებია. 0
ma----- d- b-------- d------------. madridi da berlinits dedakalakebia.
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Capital cities are big and noisy. დე---------- დ--- დ- ხ---------. დედაქალაქები დიდი და ხმაურიანია. 0
de---------- d--- d- k----------. dedakalakebi didi da khmauriania.
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France is in Europe. სა-------- ე--------. საფრანგეთი ევროპაშია. 0
sa-------- e----------. saprangeti evrop'ashia.
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Egypt is in Africa. ეგ----- ა--------. ეგვიპტე აფრიკაშია. 0
eg------- a----------. egvip't'e aprik'ashia.
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Japan is in Asia. ია----- ა------. იაპონია აზიაშია. 0
ia------ a-------. iap'onia aziashia.
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Canada is in North America. კა---- ჩ------- ა---------. კანადა ჩრდილოეთ ამერიკაშია. 0
k'----- c-------- a-----------. k'anada chrdiloet amerik'ashia.
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Panama is in Central America. პა---- ც-------- ა---------. პანამა ცენტრალურ ამერიკაშია. 0
p'----- t---------- a-----------. p'anama tsent'ralur amerik'ashia.
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Brazil is in South America. ბრ------ ს------ ა---------. ბრაზილია სამხრეთ ამერიკაშია. 0
br------ s------- a-----------. brazilia samkhret amerik'ashia.
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Languages and dialects

There are 6,000 to 7,000 different languages worldwide. The number of dialects is of course much higher. But what is the difference between language and dialect? Dialects always have a clearly localized tone. They belong to the regional language varieties. This means dialects are a language form with the narrowest reach. As a general rule, dialects are only spoken, not written. They form their own linguistic system. And they follow their own rules. Theoretically, every language can have several dialects. All dialects fall under the standard language of a country. The standard language is understood by all the people of a country. With it, even speakers of different dialects can communicate with each other. Almost all dialects are becoming less important. You hardly hear dialects being spoken in cities anymore. The standard language is usually spoken at work as well. Therefore, dialect speakers are often said to be simple and uneducated. And yet they can be found at all social levels. So dialect speakers are no less intelligent than others. Quite the opposite! Those who speak in dialect have many advantages. In a language course, for example. Dialect speakers know that there are different linguistic forms. And they have learned to switch quickly between linguistic styles. Therefore, dialect speakers possess a higher competence for variation. They can sense which linguistic style fits with a certain situation. This has even been scientifically proven. So: Have courage in using dialect – it's worth it!
Did you know?
Bulgarian is counted among the South Slavic languages. About 10 million people speak Bulgarian. The majority of those people, of course, live in Bulgaria. Bulgarian is spoken in other countries as well, however. Among those are Ukraine and Moldova. Bulgarian is one of the oldest documented Slavic languages. It has many specific features too. The similarity to Albanian and Romanian is striking. These languages are not Slavic languages. There are many parallels nevertheless. Therefore, all of these languages are also denoted as Balkan languages. They have a lot in common, although they are not related to each other. Bulgarian verbs can take on many forms. There is also no infinitive in Bulgarian. If you want to learn this interesting language you will soon discover many new things!