Mingrelian

Mingrelian may refer to:

  • the Mingrelians
  • the Mingrelian language

Other articles related to "mingrelian, mingrelians":

Candide Charkviani - The Mingrelian Affair and Exile 1952-58
... Charkviani was accused during the Mingrelian Affair (1952), a conspiracy aimed against Lavrenti Beria's protégés in Georgia ... For years historians erroneously thought that Candide Charkviani was Mingrelian and that he was punished because of his links with Beria ... was Lechkhumian (from the Lechkhumi region of Georgia) and not Mingrelian or Svan, was accused because he allegedly failed to “detect and repress the ...
Mingrelian Affair
... The Mingrelian Affair, or Mingrelian Case (Russian Мингрельское дело, mingrel’skoe delo Georgian მეგრელთა საქმე, megrelt’a sak’me ...
Mingrelians - History
... The Mingrelians are descendants of several Colchian tribes (Such as Manraloi, Heniochi, Machelones, Macrones, Mossynoeci, Drilae, Zydretae) and constitute one of the building blocks of the unified Georgian ... Early in the Middle Ages, Mingrelian aristocracy and clergy, later followed by laymen, adopted the national Georgian tongue as a language of literacy and culture ... censuses under the Russian Empire and the early Soviet Union, Mingrelians were considered a separate group, largely because at the time of the annexation Mingrelia was politically ...
Laz Language - Classification
... Along with Mingrelian, it forms the Zan branch of this language family ... The two languages are very closely related, to the extent that some linguists refer to Mingrelian and Laz as dialects or regional variants of a single Zan language, a view held officially in the Soviet era ... In general, however, Laz and Mingrelian are classed as separate languages, due both to the long-standing separation of their communities of speakers (500 years) and to a lack of mutual intelligibility ...