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Mingrelian

[min-gree-lee-uh n, ming-]
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noun
  1. a South Caucasian language spoken near the extreme eastern end of the Black Sea.
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Examples from the Web for mingrelian

Historical Examples

  • The Mingrelian dialect is rapidly being replaced by pure Georgian throughout the country.

    Georgian Folk Tales

    Unknown

  • The dresses of the people are as various as round Tiflis; the headgear of the Mingrelian peasants appears truly comic.


British Dictionary definitions for mingrelian

Mingrelian

Mingrel (ˈmɪŋɡrəl)

noun
  1. a member of a people of Georgia living in the mountains northeast of the Black Sea
  2. the language of this people, belonging to the South Caucasian family and closely related to Georgian
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adjective
  1. of or relating to the Mingrelians or their language
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